Two outstanding educators are honored each year at the annual November NMAS meeting with a commemoration, a monetary award, and classroom materials. Each winner and a guest are provided a hotel room, event registration and meal for the annual award ceremony.  This award is augmented by a monetary award from the American Chemical Society (ACS). If you know an outstanding teacher, nominate him or her.

Nominations are open for the 2022 New Mexico Excellence in STEM Awards,  also known as the STEMYS. If you know someone deserving of recognition for their work in science, technology, engineering or math education nominate them today.

Call to Action for Science Education: Building Opportunity for the Future articulates a vision for high quality science education, describes the gaps in opportunity that currently exist for many students, and outlines key priorities that need to be addressed in order to advance better, more equitable science education across grades K-16. This report makes recommendations for state and federal policy makers on ways to support equitable, productive pathways for all students to thrive and have opportunities to pursue careers that build on scientific skills and concepts. Call to Action for Science Education challenges the policy-making community at state and federal levels to acknowledge the importance of science, make science education a core national priority, and empower and give local communities the resources they must have to deliver a better, more equitable science education.