Alaska Science Teachers Association

Emma Walton Award





History of the Emma Walton Award


Alaska and the nation lost a science education leader last October. To continue to honor her service to encourage and strengthen science literacy throughout the country, 


Colleagues may nominate a science educator whose work is primarily carried out in Alaska and who exemplifies Emma's knowledge, enthusiasm, and commitment. This recognition comes with a $500 cash award to be applied to professional development.


2015 Winner

Pam Randles of Haines, Alaska.


2013 Winner


Kenji Yoshikawa, known as "Tunnel Man!"


There were three other outstanding nominees: Trisha Herminghaus (Anchorage), Dave Gillam (Anchorage), and Pam Randles (Haines.)

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Award Open for Nominations


The 2017 Emma Walton Award nominations are now open in conjunction with the Fairbanks Conference.

Click here to view the nomination form.




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