Akron Schools Receive Governor's Award

Thomas Edison Awards for Excellence in STEM Education and Student Research
Posted on 08/23/2018
Image of AchievementThe Ohio Academy of Science selected 61 Ohio schools and 672 teachers to receive The Governor's Thomas Edison Awards for Excellence in STEM Education and Student Research for accomplishments during the 2017-18 school year. Each school will receive a special Governor's Award certificate, and each teacher will receive a complementary membership to The Ohio Academy of Science.

The criteria for the award are: (1) to conduct a local science fair with 12 or more students; (2) to qualify two or more of these students for one of the Academy's 17 district science days; (3) to have students participate in at least one or more youth science opportunities beyond the classroom; and (4) to convince external STEM professionals how and to what extent the school's program met the Academy's definition of STEM education. 

Read the full press release and view the list of award winners here >>.
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