Southern Arizona Local Section

American Chemical Society

High School Teacher Award

This award is given to recognize, encourage, and stimulate outstanding teachers of high school chemistry in the Southern Arizona Section of ACS.

Criteria: Any individual, except a member of the award selection committee or currently enrolled student of the nominee, may submit one nomination or support form in any given year. The nominee must be actively engaged predominately in the teaching of chemistry or a chemical science in a high school (grades 9-12). The nomination should clearly demonstrate as many of the following attributes as possible:
• The quality of the nominee's teaching. Unusually effective methods of presentation should be emphasized.
• The nominee's ability to challenge and inspire students;
• Extracurricular work in chemistry or a chemical science by the nominee, including science fairs, science clubs, and activities that stimulate the interest of young people in chemistry and related sciences;
• A willingness to keep up-to-date in the field, as evidenced by pursuit of a higher degree in chemistry or a chemical science, enrollment in refresher courses and summer institutions, regular attendance at scientific meetings, membership in professional organizations, and other means of self-improvement; and
• Evidence of leadership and/or active involvement within the profession.

 

SAZACS High School Teacher Award Past Winners

 

 

1999    Ms. Brenda Wolpa, Canyon del Oro High School.
2000    Ms. Ann Marie Condes, Catalina Foothills High School
2001    Ms. Teresa Potter, Rio Rico High School
2002    Ms. Ellen Caldwell, Palo Verde High School

2003    Ms. Gayle Brickert-Albreicht, Tucson High School

2004    Ms. Elyse Wexler, Sabino High School

2005    Ms. Patricia Merha, Amphitheater High School

2006    Ms. Jill Christman, Canyon del Oro High School

2007    Mr. Christopher Martin, Howenstein Magnet High School

2008    Mr. Daniel Donegan, Sunnyside High School

2009    Ms. Dawn Barnes, Cienega High School

2010    Mr. Gordon Simons, Sabino High School

2011    Ms. Stacey Jones-Willy, Tucson High School

2012    Ms. Wilma Amaro, Pueblo Magnet High School

2013    Mr. Christopher Trimble, Santa Rita High School

2014    Dr. Grazyna Zreda, Tanque Verde High School

 


 
Please use the form below

 

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NOMINATION FORM

 

Southern Arizona Section-ACS
High School Chemistry Teaching Award

Deadline: April 7

Any individual, except a member of the award selection committee or current students, may nominate or support only one nominee during any given award year.

Submit to:

Dr. Laura Stratton

4231 S. Fremont Ave.

Tucson, Arizona 85741

metalsdoctor@gmail.com 

(520) 746-8446 

 

The award will be presented during the Southern Arizona Section Awards Reception at the end of April.

NOMINATOR INFORMATION

Name:

 

Company or Institutional Affiliation:

 

Present Position (Exact Title):

 

Address:

 

City:

 

State and Zip:

 

Telephone:

 

Fax:

 

Email:

 

Relationship to Nominee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOMINATION FORM

 


Southern Arizona Section-ACS
High School Chemistry Teaching Award

NOMINEE INFORMATION

Name:

 

Present Position (Exact Title):

 

School:

 

Address:

 

City:

 

State and Zip:

 

Telephone:

 

Fax:

 

Email:

 

Website:

 

 

                    List your current assignment(s) including course titles and grade levels.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                    On a separate sheet, include a statement of not more than 500 words that explains your teaching philosophy or otherwise describes your commitment to the profession.

 

 

  

 

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NOMINATION FORM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Arizona Section-ACS
High School Chemistry Teaching Award

RECOMMENDATION

Submit a narrative summary of 1,000 words or less that includes the following:

·       The quality of the nominee's teaching. Unusually effective methods of presentation should be emphasized.

·       The nominee's ability to challenge and inspire students;

·       Extracurricular work in chemistry or a chemical science by the nominee, including science fairs, science clubs, and activities that stimulate the interest of young people in chemistry and related sciences;

·       A willingness to keep up-to-date in the field, as evidenced by pursuit of a higher degree in chemistry or a chemical science, enrollment in refresher courses and summer institutions, regular attendance at scientific meetings, membership in professional organizations, and other means of self-improvement; and

·       Evidence of leadership and/or active involvement within the profession.

 

 

 

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SAZACS

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