02 Jul Two CCSD teachers are finalists for Math and Science Awards

Valley High School teacher Jodi Cunningham and Del Webb Middle School teacher Richard Scroggie have been nominated by the Nevada Department of Education as finalists for the 2019 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

“I am so proud of Jodi and Richard, and on behalf of everyone in education in Nevada, I offer congratulations,” said Jhone Ebert, Superintendent of Public Instruction. “This is the highest honor the U.S. Government gives for K-12 math and science teachers.”

Cunningham and Scroggie are eligible to be chosen as the 2019 national PAEMST awardee. Awardees will receive a certificate signed by the President, a paid trip for two to Washington, D.C. and a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation.

The award recognizes teachers who go above and beyond to enhance student learning and inspire the community. A national selection committee will review PAEMST finalists’ applications. For more information, visit http://www.doe.nv.gov.