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Teacher Award Programs and Grants


Teacher of the Year Program
The Learning Technology Grant Program promotes collaboration between public school districts/BOCES and nonpublic schools of all denominations.

Presidential Awards for Mathematics and Science
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) identify, nationwide, outstanding teachers in mathematics and science.

Louis E. Yavner Award
These awards provide recognition of a teacher and a citizen who have made outstanding contributions to New York State education about the Holocaust and other violations of human rights.


See the Office of Teaching Initiatives' Funding page for information on Albert Shanker Grant and Candidate Fee Subsidy Program, Teachers of Tomorrow Program, and NYS Mentor Teacher Internship Program

Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant
A competitive grant program intended to increase academic achievement of students in mathematics and science by enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers.