DEADLINE: Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award Nominations

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Monday, February 3, 2014 - 1:45pm

DEADLINE: Nominations and applications for the 2014 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award are due Feb. 3, 2014.

The Space Foundation, in conjunction with the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) annually presents this award to recognize outstanding contributions to creative and innovative use of technology in education by K-12 educators or district-level education personnel.

The award, which is named after Mercury Astronaut Alan Shepard, honors an educator who has demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Space Foundation will present the award, which is named after Mercury Astronaut Alan Shepard, on May 19, 2014, at the opening ceremony of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

For additional award information and the application, click here.


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