COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
PRINS. MEMO NO. 17
November 6, 2001
ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY
 
TO: Principals
FROM: Patricia I. Wright
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
SUBJECT: RadioShack TechTool Grants

RadioShack Corporation is seeking outstanding high school educators for its 2001-2002 National Teacher Awards program. The program recognizes teachers who demonstrate a commitment to educational excellence in mathematics, science, and technology. Each year, the RadioShack National Teacher Awards program honors 110 high school teachers and awards a cash prize of $3,000 to teachers with more than three years experience and $1,000 to teachers who are in their second or third year of teaching. In addition, each recipientís school will receive a $500 RadioShack TechTool Grant to advance mathematics, science, or technology teaching and learning practices. RadioShack has awarded $3.9 million to 1,220 individuals for their commitment, excellence, and innovation in the classroom.

Applications for the RadioShack National Teacher Awards Program are mailed to every high school in the United States enrolled in the program. To be considered for recognition, teachers must be nominated by their school principal or a former honoree, submit a completed application packet, and provide a letter of reference. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 17, 2001. For more information about RadioShack National Teacher Awards program call (817) 415-3898, e-mail teacher.awards@radioshack.com, or go to http://education.radioshack.com/teacherawards.

If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Kiger Lyman (mailto:dlyman@mail.vak12ed.edu), secondary mathematics specialist, at (804)786-6418.
 
 

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