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

Naveen Cunha

Naveen Cunha

Texas | 2002
As a PAEMST awardee and Einstein Fellow alum, Naveen Cunha started an award-winning STEM academy in his school district, where he teaches Principles of Applied Engineering as well as Robotics Programming and Design. He continues to support STEM educators nationwide as an evaluator for the Einstein Fellowship.

Celebrating Special Bonds
Between PAEMST Awardees

Jerry Opbroek and his former student, Julie Olson, share both a love for teaching and the honor of being named PAEMST awardees

Jerry Opbroek

South Dakota | 1990

Julie Olson

South Dakota | 2007
Jerry Opbroek and his former student, Julie Olson, share both a love for teaching and the honor of being named PAEMST awardees

PAEMST Awardees in Today's Classroom

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