HMTCA Science Teacher Earns Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award

HMTCA Science Teacher Earns Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award

Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA) science teacher, Crystal Velez, was awarded The Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award this year. This award provides support to outstanding diverse educators in pursuit of professional development, active participation at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education and committees that transitions into leadership roles, and serves to increase the science educator talent pool of minority educators to meet the education work force challenge of the future. The recipients of the Award will be honored during the Awards Banquet at the NSTA Conference.

The award consists of $1800 to be used to attend the annual NSTA National Conference on Science Education, a years membership to NSTA and Association of Multicultural Science Education (AMSE). Recipients will be invited to attend a variety of workshops and presentations that are of particular interest to urban teachers at the annual National Conference. Attend the Shell Awards reception, Recognition at the Teachers Awards Gala, Attend the AMSE Alice J. Moses Breakfast, Participate in the Multicultural Share-a-thon, Participate in the AMSE Town Hall Meeting, participate in the NSTA Learning Center throughout the year.

Congratulations, Crystal Velez!!

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