$51,500 for outstanding Texas science teachers!
TMA is no longer accepting nominations for the 2020 Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching. Who's eligible?
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TMA continues to receive an outstanding number of nominations and applications for this distinguished award program. The Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching receives more than 300 nominations and 150 applications annually.
The 2020 program is closed.
(NOTE: Nominations will be accepted Summer 2020)
These awards were created in 1990 to honor elementary, middle, and high school teachers who share their energy and enthusiasm for science through creative and innovative methods to cultivate student interest in medicine and science.
2019 First-Place Recipients pictured left to right: Richard Embrick, Kaneice Washington, Sarah Butler, Dr. Ernest Butler, and Andrew Brinker.
Get Started Here
To make a tax-deductible donation to the TMA Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching Program, visit the TMA Foundation. For more on the programs the foundation funds, contact Lisa Stark Walsh, TMA Foundation, at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1666, or (512) 370-1666.
For more information regarding the award and application process, please contact:
Attn: Science Teacher AwardTexas Medical Association 401 W. 15th St.Austin, Texas 78701-1680
(512) 370-1300, ext. 1607 or ext. 1608
Email: Science Teacher Award