Quad City Engineering & Science Council (QCESC) 2023 STEM Teacher of the Year Kim McMaster, Bicentennial Elementary School, Coal Valley, Illinois

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 24, 2023) — Do you know outstanding STEM Educators who have contributed to their field and are enthusiastic STEM and community volunteers? This is your opportunity to recognize and celebrate the achievements of these and other STEM professionals in our Iowa-Illinois Quad Cities region. We are seeking nominations for our prestigious Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) STEM Educator of the Year Award.

Here's some information on how to make nominations for these and all our Awards:

1. Nomination Process: You can nominate deserving individuals for these QCESC Awards by accessing the nomination form provided on a link on our website, which is available at qcesc.org/awards/.

2. Nominee Criteria: Ensure that your nominees have exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions that have made a lasting impact on their profession and the community. These contributions may include innovations, educational efforts, volunteer work, or other notable accomplishments in STEM fields.

3. Deadline: The deadline for submitting nominations is December 11. Make sure to get your nominations in before this date.

4. Contact for Questions: If you have any questions or need further information about the awards or the nomination process, you can reach out to the QCESC Awards team at Awards@QCESC.org.

5. Awards Announcement: The awardees will be announced at the 62nd Annual QCESC STEM Celebration, tentatively scheduled for Thursday, February 22, 2024. This event promises to be a great opportunity to honor and recognize the outstanding contributions of these individuals in the field of STEM. Watch for more details on our website qcesc.org.

Please encourage your colleagues, peers, and anyone else in the community to participate in this wonderful initiative by submitting nominations. It's a great way to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work and dedication of those who have made a significant impact in the STEM fields.

As a non-profit, 100% volunteer organization we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses to help us provide STEM scholarships and grants. Donations, large and small, help us continue and grow these programs.

If you would like to make a donation, visit our website qcesc.org/supportvolunteer/#donate.

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