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PAEMST 2023-2024 Award Cycle – Nominations/Applications Now Open

August 24, 2023

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Anyone - principals, teachers, parents, students, or members of the general public - may nominate exceptional STEM teachers who are currently teaching grades K-6 for the 2023-2024 award year. Teachers may also apply directly at The nomination deadline is January 8, 2024, and the application deadline is February 6, 2024, for teachers in grades K-6. Secondary teachers (grades 7-12) will be eligible to apply during a future cycle.

For more information, please visit the NYSED Office of Standards and Instruction’s Awards page or contact the office at 518-474-5922 or