SAN DIEGO (CNS) — Two San Diego-area teachers are among six state finalists announced Tuesday for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
According to the State Department of Education, the award honors teachers who “display subject mastery, appropriate use of instructional methods and strategies, lifelong learning and leadership in education outside the classroom.”
The PAEMST is presented by the National Science Foundation. Up to 108 teachers are recognized each year.
“These teachers are incredible educators, role models and mentors to all those around them, and through mastery of their craft, they inspire students to study math, technology, engineering, and science — including computer science,” State Education Secretary Tony Thurmond said. “They’re bright stars and prime examples of excellence in our educational system, and we hope that all…