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JPPSS Teacher Recognized with Presidential Award for Excellence

A teacher with the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has been awarded the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Kristen Mason will travel to Washington, D.C. to receive her award at a ceremony to be held on September 8, 2016. Mason has taught mathematics for 12 years with six of […]

Metairie Academy Teacher Chosen as State Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award

Claudia Suazo, a fourth grade teacher at Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies, has been selected as a Louisiana State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Suazo is now one of three Louisiana elementary school math teachers eligible to receive a PAEMST award, the nation’s highest honor for U.S. K-12 mathematics and science teachers. The awards program […]

JPPSS Teacher Selected as State Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award

Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies mathematics teacher, Kristen Mason has been selected as a Louisiana state finalist for the 2014 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on behalf of the White House, the Presidential Award is the nation’s highest honor for U. S. mathematics […]

Terrytown Teacher Named By President As Outstanding Math Teacher

Terrytown Elementary teacher Paige Falcon was named by President Obama as Louisiana’s recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 2010 – 2011 school year. Falcon is one of 85 mathematics and science teachers across the country that were named as outstanding math and science teachers.  Falcon will receive her […]