Apply Now for the 2015 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

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Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2015 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.

Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation, the award recognizes contributors to technology in the education field in both formal and informal environments.

The award, named for Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard, will be presented on April 13, 2015, at the opening ceremony of the Space Foundation’s 31st Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Find the award application online here. Submissions for the 2015 award must be mailed and postmarked no later than Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. The winner will be announced in March 2015.

One award is given annually; see more about the award and past recipients at

Pictured: Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham presenting the 2014 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to Lynne F. Zielinski at the 30th Space Symposium

This article is part of Space Watch: November 2014 (Volume: 13, Issue: 11).

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