Dayton Regional STEM Center
(937) 225-4598
200 S. Keowee St. Dayton, OH 45402

STEM Awards

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

2021 Nominations now available!

The Dayton Regional STEM Center has established the STEM Excellence Awards to recognize leadershipservice, and collaboration in the field of STEM Education.  The awards will honor the work of individuals and teams who have made distinctive contributions to the field of STEM Education.  

A list of past winners can be found here.

STEM Education Leadership and Service Award 

The STEM Education Leadership & Service Award will be presented to a PK-12 Classroom Teacher who has made extraordinary contributions to the creation, facilitation or continuation of a STEM Education initiative, program or organization directly impacting PK-12 students in the Dayton, Ohio region.  Awards are $1,500 for 1st place and $500 for 2nd place and will be awarded to the school or district in the awardee’s name to support future STEM experiences.

STEM Education Collaboration Award

The STEM Education Collaboration Award will be presented to a team or group of educators who have collaborated to design, deliver or sustain a distinctive, PK-12 STEM Education program or project at the school, district, or community level in the Dayton, Ohio Region.

The School-based Collaboration Award will recognize the outstanding efforts of a group of classroom teachers and/or educational administrators who have worked at the school or district level to advance quality STEM Education.

The Community Collaboration Award will recognize the outstanding efforts of a group or team of PK-12 educators who have worked to create STEM Education programming enhanced by connections between PK-12 schools and business, industry, government or higher education organizations.  A total of $1000 will be awarded to the school or district in the teacher awardee name(s) to support future STEM experiences.   The industry, government or higher educational organization(s) will be recognized for their supporting role(s).

Nomination and Application Information

Starting January 19, 2021, use the following links for more information and the application form:

  • STEM Education Leadership & Service Award
  • School-based and Community Collaboration Award

Additional Information


Please contact Liz Wolfe-Eberly at or Michael O’Shaughnessy at