Outstanding Texas Educator

Each year TAS recognizes a mathematics or science teacher from Texas as the Outstanding Texas Educator.  The selection of this award is made by the TAS of Directors from candidates for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) and the award is presented in early March at our annual meeting.  

2016 - Carol Brown

Carol Brown teaches Honors Chemistry, and AP Chemistry, at Saint Mary’s Hall in San
Antonio, Texas, where she has taught for 27 years. After teaching for a total of 41 years, she has taught all levels of science from 4th grade through graduate school. She earned a B.A. from Trinity University and an M.S. in chemistry from The University of Texas at San Antonio. She has been a faculty consultant (AP reader) for ETS for Thirteen years. She served as a member of the AP Chemistry Test Development Committee for 9 years and was a member of the Curriculum Design and Assessment Committee for two years. That committee was responsible for the chemistry redesign. In 1993 Ms. Brown was named a Tandy Technology Scholar. In 1994 Ms. Brown was awarded the Outstanding Chemistry Teacher in Texas by the Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas and received the College Board Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Teaching and Participation in the Advanced Placement program in 1987 and 1997. She is a 1999 recipient of the Siemens Award for Advanced Placement and a 2005 Educator of Distinction from the Coca-Cola Co. She is a contributing author of the Laying the Foundations Resource and Strategies Guides that are currently being used as curriculum for the National Math and Science Initiative.



2015 - Celena Miller, Science and Technology Lab Instructor, Cesar Chavez Elementary

2014 - Mark Misage, Physics, Westlake High School

2013 - info to be added soon

2012 - info to be added soon

2011 - Martha Elizabeth Fiedler McLeod, Elementary, Biology, Westport 

2010 - info to be added soon