T.E.A.M.S.

Bringing business leaders together to recognize

and empower teaching excellence in the areas of

science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

Thank you to our 2020 T.E.A.M.S. Award Sponsors

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Recognizes and rewards eligible high school educators* with top TEAMS awards of $5,000 each and merit awards of $500 each sponsored by local businesses. Selection is made through a nomination and application process. Nominations may be submitted by anyone – students, parents, community members, faculty, and teachers may even nominate themselves.

To nominate an eligible Okaloosa County, Florida public high school educator who teaches STEM subjects at least 50% of their day, please follow this link:

(NOMINATIONS CLOSED FOR 2020)

Applications are reviewed by a TEAMS committee made up of Chamber of Commerce representatives from the local business community.

Nominations must be received no later than May 22, 2020, and applications must be submitted no later than 12 pm on
June 12, 2020.

Download a copy of the 2020
T.E.A.M.S. GUIDE:

The-Hsu-Educational-Foundation-Teaching-Excellence-Awards-in-Mathematics-and-Science


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Recognizes and rewards elementary and middle school level teachers “caught in the act” of inspiring interest and performance in the study of STEM.

The TEAMS committee receives recommendations and votes on the selection of these candidates for special recognition and $1,000 rewards.

Recommendations are reviewed by a TEAMS committee made up of Chamber of Commerce representatives from the local business community.

(NOMINATIONS CLOSED FOR 2020)

Applications are reviewed by a TEAMS committee made up of Chamber of Commerce representatives from the local business community.

Nominations must be received no later than May 22, 2020, and applications must be submitted no later than 12 pm on June 12, 2020.

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Recognizes and rewards teachers who demonstrate use of more proactive techniques in the education of students within the STEM subject areas by providing funds and resources to empower their ability to continue these pursuits.

These efforts may occur in classroom learning settings or through extracurricular endeavors such as robotics teams, tech demos, field experiences, and educator training.

Eligible teachers of STEM in grades K-12* may submit requests for review and selection by the TEAMS Committee.

Requests for review and recommendations are reviewed by a TEAMS committee made up of Chamber of Commerce representatives from the local business community.

(NOMINATIONS CLOSED FOR 2020)

Students and Teacher during a STEM class - image from Hsu Family Educational Founditon

Applications are reviewed by a TEAMS committee made up of Chamber of Commerce representatives from the local business community.

Nominations must be received no later than May 22, 2020, and applications must be submitted no later than 12 pm on June 12, 2020.

 

Watch this brief look at the HEF T.E.A.M.S. program, which rewards deserving teachers in North Okaloosa County,
Florida for their teaching efforts in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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