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Nominations Open for the 2019 MƒA Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education

Press Releases | January 7, 2019

For the second consecutive year, we continue to celebrate outstanding teachers who use their professional influence to engage, encourage, and support others in the profession. The MƒA Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education will be awarded to two MƒA Master Teachers, one in mathematics and one in science, who have influenced the teaching profession in exceptional ways during their tenure as an MƒA Master Teacher.

Nominations for 2019 are open starting today through Friday, March 15, 2019. Current MƒA Master Teachers who are active in their second (or more) Master Teacher Fellowship are eligible to be nominated by individuals who work in math and science education and who want to recognize these extraordinary teachers.

The award carries a $20,000 honorarium for the teacher and a $5,000 award for the school or organization of its nominator. This award is made possible by financial support from MƒA Board Member Peter Muller and his family through their Dancing Tides Foundation.

The Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education recognizes MƒA Master Teachers who influence their profession in multiple ways, whether it’s advocating to elevate the teaching profession and inspiring others; making a commitment to peer-to-peer learning and leading; advancing the broader math and/or science teaching profession with novel ideas, professional practice, and expertise; and more.

Nominations may be submitted by:

  • A Principal, Assistant Principal, Coach, or non-MƒA teaching colleague
  • A District or Central Administrator
  • A Mathematician or Scientists or faculty in higher education
  • A professional engaged in STEM related issues in education

See a list of the teachers eligible to be nominated, and read about the award criteria, as well as the nomination and selection process, at

Nominate an MƒA Master Teacher for the MƒA Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education