Educators: Apply Now for 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) have an outstanding opportunity to be recognized with 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.

One award is given annually and educators should review the application process 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.

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 in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA.

See information about previous recipients at

This article is part of Space Watch: December 2014 (Volume: 13, Issue: 12).

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