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Outstanding Elementary Level Science Teaching

Each year, the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society presents the Outstanding Elementary Level Science Teaching award.

Scope:  To recognize an extraordinary elementary level educator within the ACS Midland Section. One candidate will be selected from the submitted nominations based on their teaching contributions/achievements in this category.

Eligibility:  Candidates for the teaching awards must be educators at schools in the five-county geographical area of the Midland Section: Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, and Saginaw Counties. Candidates are not required to be ACS members.

Nomination Package:  Nomination packets must, at a minimum, consist of a current resume or equivalent, a nominating letter, and at least one supporting letter.  All letters should state why the nominee is deserving of the award with specific examples of professional involvement/growth, contributions to the profession, and outside affiliations. Additional letters of support from students, parents, community members, and/or administrators may be included.

Nominations not meeting the minimum requirements will be rejected.

Judging:  Selected by the Awards Committee.

Deadline: Nominations for 2024 closed on March 31, 2024.

Submitting:  Complete nomination packages should be submitted to Wendy Flory or Tami Sivy, Co-chairs, Midland Section ACS Awards Committee, E-mail: wcflory@dow.com or tsivy@svsu.edu or awards@midlandacs.org.

All submissions must be accompanied by the name, position, address, and phone number of the nominator.

Electronic (e-mail) submissions are preferred. Mail or fax submissions are acceptable.