Call for Nominations: Presidential Awards for Teaching Math and Science


The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) calls for nominations for outstanding teaching.

Applicants must have at least 5 years of mathematics or science teaching experience prior to application and must teach mathematics or science at the 7th–12th-grade level in a public or private school.

Deadline: May 1, 2007

It would be great for a Tableteer to receive this award.

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Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.


  1. The current president of the Council for Presidential Awardees in Mathematics (CPAM), John Benson of Evanston Township High School in Evanston, IL has been using a Tablet PC in his classroom on a daily basis all this year (and maybe some of last year).