2019 VASE Paula Fives-Taylor Outstanding Teaching in Science Awards: Nominations due June 30, 2019


The VASE Outstanding Teaching in Science Awards require that the candidate: 

  • inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn

  • stimulate critical thinking

  • have sustained excellence in teaching

  • have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues

  • have developed innovative approaches to teaching methodology and curricula

  • play an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school.


Nomination applications must include:

  • a nominating letter,

  • a second letter of recommendation

  • the candidate's resume, and 

  • a one-page statement of teaching philosophy written by the candidate.


Completed applications should be sent to:
Dr. John Cohn

Materials must be received on or before June 30, 2019. Awards include a commemorative plaque and a monetary gift presented at a public forum to honor the awardees, who will become affiliates of the Academy.

You can download a nomination form here 

Teacher of the Year Brian Slopey

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VASE President,
Dr. Grace Spatafora

Email: VTSciEng@gmail.com


VASE President,
Dr. Grace Spatafora

Email: VTSciEng@gmail.com