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MSSE Instructor Finalist for $1 Million Global Teacher Prize

Jeff Remington, an adjunct instructor and thesis advisor in the MSSE Program since 1997, was named one of 50 finalists worldwide from more than 12,000 nominations for a $1 million Global Teacher Prize to be bestowed by The Varkey Foundation. Remington is one of only five U.S. teachers to make the semi-final for the award, which is run in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). He has previously won numerous state and national teaching awards, including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching in 2002.

Jeff Remington Named STEM Ambassador

Jeff Remington, an adjunct with the College’s STEM master’s program and Education Department for more than two decades, was recently named a STEM Ambassador by the National Science Teachers Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Ten ambassadors are selected to develop the necessary skills to communicate effectively Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education to stakeholders. Ambassadors are selected from among teacher leaders who have received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which Remington was awarded in 2002. He also received LVC’s prestigious Nevelyn J. Knisley Award in 2003.

STEM Adjunct Named National Science Ambassador

Jeff Remington, a longtime adjunct instructor in the Master of Science in STEM Education Program, was chosen as a 2017 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Teacher Ambassador for the National Science Teachers Association and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Remington, also a longtime life sciences teacher at Palmyra Area Middle School, was just one of 10 teachers nationally to be selected for this honor, which requires nominees to have previously received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching from the White House. Remington received the Presidential Award in 2002.