PAEMST Celebrates 35 Years of Excellent Teaching

Established by Congress in 1983, the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) have been recognizing excellent educators for 35 years.

35 Years of Recognition

PAEMST
Awardee Highlight

<a href="https://www.paemst.org/finalist_profile/3928">K. Renae Pullen</a>

K. Renae Pullen

Louisiana | 2008
Since receiving the PAEMST award, K. Renae Pullen has taught undergraduate students elementary science methods for Louisiana State University, served on local, state, and national committees, and presented at numerous workshops and conferences. She was awarded a fellowship from the Fund for Teachers to study creativity and STEM in Spain, and was a consulting expert on the National Academies Press (NAP) book on science assessments, "Seeing Students Learn Science: Integrating Assessment and Instruction in the Classroom." K. Renae currently serves as a member of the Board for Science Education National Academies of Sciences and a NSTA/NCTM STEM Ambassador.

Celebrating Special Bonds
Between PAEMST Awardees

Catherine and Ben Walker met in grad school and not only went on to get married, but also to both be named PAEMST awardees.

Russell Walker

Alaska | 2013

Catherine Walker

Alaska | 2015
Catherine and Ben Walker met in grad school and not only went on to get married, but also to both be named PAEMST awardees.

PAEMST Awardees in Today's Classroom

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