Apply Now for the 2016 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 mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2016 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 and Apollo astronaut Alan Shepard, will be presented on April 11, 2016, at the opening ceremony of the Space Foundation's 32nd Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Find the award application online here. Submissions for the 2016 award must be mailed and postmarked no later than Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The winner will be announced in March 2016. One award is given annually; see more about the award and past recipients here.

This article is part of Space Watch: December 2015 (Volume: 14, Issue: 12).

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