The SMECO Outstanding Teacher awards honor local educators for their leadership in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including career and technology education.
To select deserving teachers for the awards, the Co-op works with the school systems of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties, as well as with schools in SMECO’s service territory in Prince George’s County. Teachers are chosen for their outstanding performance in the areas of creativity, rapport with students, enthusiasm for teaching, professionalism, and innovative teaching methods. Over the past 32 years, SMECO has recognized 480 local math and science teachers.
SMECO is accepting applications for the 2023 Outstanding Teachers Awards. The program honors local educators for their leadership in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Educators whose focus is CTE/STEM integration are also encouraged to applyNominated teachers should submit their packets by Tuesday, January 31, 2023.SMECO will present each honored teacher with an award plaque and a cash award of $500 for his or her personal use.If you need further information, please contact Natalie Cotton at 1-888-440-3311, extension 4377, or by e-mail.