Congratulations to Kris Kaly, the national K-6 PAEMST (Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching) winner from the state of Utah:
Rose Park Elementary/SLCSD Science Coach
2018 Governor’s Medals for Science and Technology
Tyson Grover is being honored for his commitment to promoting science and technology education in Utah throughout his career in the classroom, and at the district and state levels. He currently serves as the Davis School District K-12 Science Curriculum Supervisor, and also educates teachers through the Elementary STEM endorsement class at Weber State University.
Outside of the Davis School District, Grover is a tireless champion for science education throughout Utah. In addition to serving as an online science endorsement course development and facilitator for the Utah State Board of Education, Grover has been instrumental in writing open-source STEM-focused online curriculum resources for teachers that align with the state’s Science with Engineering Education (SEEd) standards that were adopted in 2015.
Teachers, mark your calendars for Monday, August 13, when the STEM Action Center opens its Classroom Grants applications for the 2018/2019 year. These funds are available to all public K-12 schools, with grants awarded to the most innovative and creative STEM project proposals. Curious about what that looks like? Check it out here:
-Network and collaborate with science educators in your subject, grade band, region and throughout the state
-UtSTA Family Days where you can bring your family and join us in activities around the state
-Discount to the Conference in Feb., Endorsement Courses, and other PD opportunities
-Monthly newsletters with freebies, lesson ideas, activities, grant information and more
-Local representatives you can contact for science support
-Great resource for PD listings for relicensure, lane change and endorsements.
Upcoming UtSTA Endorsement Courses
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Mission Statement: The purpose of the Utah Science Teachers Association shall be the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement, and coordination of science teaching in all fields of science at all education levels.