Vaughan Elementary Teacher Honored as one of Nation’s Top Science Educators

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) recently announced the winners of the 2019 NSTA Teacher Awards program, which honors K–12 teachers, principals, professors and other science education professionals for their outstanding work and achievement in science education.

Vaughan Elementary School teacher Christy Garvin was named one of the top science educators.

The Target teacher received the Northrop Grumman Excellence in Engineering Education Award. The Cobb County School District teacher was one of the only two Georgia teachers to win a 2019 NTSTA award.

Garvin’s award, which is sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, recognizes excellence in the field of engineering education. The national award consists of $5000 for classroom materials and equipment, a cash prize of $3000, and $2000 to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education

“Through their hard work and dedication, these outstanding educators are making a difference,” said NSTA President Christine Royce. “They make science come alive for their students and help them realize the importance of science in their daily lives.”