Local Tech Wire STEM News
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Each year, the (SMT Center) offers awards that recognize individuals and organizations whose extraordinary contributions to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in North Carolina are helping to advance the mission of the SMT center.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2011 awards and are due by Dec. 1. Recipients are honored in the spring at the Celebration of Science, Mathematics and Technology.
The SMT Center recognizes North Carolina businesses each year that have helped their communities and schools by contributing resources, volunteers, and opportunities in SMT education. Past recipients have included GlaxoSmithKline, SAS Institute, and Novozymes.
The SMT Center also recognizes innovative partnerships between organizations that have help shape STEM excellence in North Carolina. Recipients have included Granville Education Foundation Technology Committee, Shodor, N.C. Mathematics and Science Education Network (NC-MSEN), and the Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development.
Other awards include outstanding educators, outstanding administrators, student leadership, and the champion award for individuals who have shown exemplary support of STEM education outside of their occupation.
Recipients of the awards are honored in the spring at the Celebration of Science, Mathematics, and Technology. Profiles of the individuals or organizations honored are featured on the SMT Center Web site.
Profiles of the individuals or organizations honored will be featured on the SMT Center website. For details on how to nominate a candidate, visit .
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