Do you know a great teacher of science in Connecticut?
A colleague or even yourself?

Apply for the CSTA Excellence in Science Teaching Award.
Deadline for nominations is November 30 for awards the following spring. (Postmarked no later than the first available mailing date on or after Nov. 30)

Connecticut Science Teachers Association awards educators for excellence in science teaching.

The criteria for CSTA's Excellence In Science Teaching Award

This award is bestowed on teachers who have not only demonstrated excellence in classroom science teaching, but who have also contributed professionally by providing workshops and/or other support for colleagues, have demonstrated dedication to personal and professional growth by participating in conferences and workshops, and have been productive participants in extra-curricular activities and community projects.
The Connecticut Science Teacher Association  gives three 'Excellence In Science Teaching' awards each year: Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary.
These awards recognize and honor teachers who epitomize the highest ideals of the teaching profession by:
  • Being effective and innovative classroom teachers of science  
  • Serving as role models for colleagues and providing outreach to colleagues throughworkshops, publications, school-wide projects, or special events. 
  • Demonstrating a genuine commitment to personal and professional growth (life-long learning) by attendance and active participation at conferences, workshops,graduate courses, and in-service sessions.
  • Reaching out beyond their classrooms and using their knowledge and talents incommunity service programs and projects.
Teaching Experience: At least five years of successful science teaching.
Nomination: By one or more current members of CSTA or CSSA, or by self-nomination.
Approval: By a 90% vote of Award Committee members (preferably, and usuallyby unanimous acclamation).
Award: A commemorative plaque, a $500 monetary award, and dinner for theawardee and a guest of his/her choice at the annual award banquet.

For additional information plese contact Dr. Ralph Yulo Jr Phone: 860-974-0599 or by email: