Each year, UtSTA gives numerous awards to outstanding educators in Utah. The awards recipients are chosen from nominations sent to us by fellow teachers, administrators, and district personnel. This year's awardees were honored at our annual awards banquet the evening of Feb. 9, 2018. Click the link below to see this year's awardees
Rookie Teachers of the Year: Cassy Sandoval and Suzette Boland
Elementary Region Teachers of the Year: Noelle Mauri, Kim Sauceda, Kara E. Paul, Britney Manderino, Jan Farmer, Amy Sorensen, Taunya James
Middle School Teachers of the Year: Jose Manuel Escobero, Michael Olsen, Lisa Covert
High School Teachers of the Year: Scott A. Brady, Whitney Beckstead, Lisa Craig, Douglas Pusey
Outstanding Science Departments of the Year: Sand Springs Elementary, Ephraim Middle School, Woods Cross High School
Specialty Awards: Jessica Dwyer, Jen Gutierrez, Heather Lambert, Dawn Monson, Glen Westbroek
-Network and collaborate with science educators in your subject, grade band, region and throughout the state
-UtSTA Family Days where you can bring your family and join us in activities around the state
-Discount to the Conference in Feb., Endorsement Courses, and other PD opportunities
-Monthly newsletters with freebies, lesson ideas, activities, grant information and more
-Local representatives you can contact for science support
-Great resource for PD listings for relicensure, lane change and endorsements.
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Mission Statement: The purpose of the Utah Science Teachers Association shall be the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement, and coordination of science teaching in all fields of science at all education levels.