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

Cindy Hasselbring

Cindy Hasselbring

Michigan | 2005
Cindy Hasselbring used PAEMST's $10,000 award to become a private pilot. With her pilot's license in hand, she now serves as the Senior Director for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) where she is working to inspire students to enter careers in aviation and aerospace. Partnering with Purdue University, Cindy is currently field-testing a comprehensive 4-year aviation STEM curriculum in 29 high schools that are aligned to rigorous math and science standards. Once finalized, she plans to make the curriculum available to all schools at no charge.

Celebrating Special Bonds
Between PAEMST Awardees

Margaret Magner inspired her daughter, Ann Johnson, to follow in her footsteps and become not only a teacher, but a fellow PAEMST Awardee as well.

Margaret Magner

Iowa | 2002

Ann Johnson

Iowa | 2014
Margaret Magner inspired her daughter, Ann Johnson, to follow in her footsteps and become not only a teacher, but a fellow PAEMST Awardee as well.

PAEMST Awardees in Today's Classroom

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