Julie Fry, Roosevelt Elementary School teacher, Named Recipient of Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Our Roosevelt Elementary School teacher, Julie Fry, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Established in 1983, PAEMST is the highest award kindergarten through 12th grade mathematics and science (including computer science) teachers can receive from the U.S. government.
President Joe Biden named 117 teachers, mentors, and mentoring organizations as recipients to honor the dedication, hard work, and important role that America’s teachers and mentors play in supporting learners who will be future STEM professionals, including climate scientists, mathematicians, innovators, space explorers, and engineers.
Nominees complete a rigorous application process that allows them to demonstrate deep content knowledge and their ability to adapt to a broad range of learners and teaching environments. Teachers are selected based on their distinction in the classroom and dedication to improving STEM education.