MfA Muller Award
The MfA Muller Award was created to recognize and reward teachers who influence the profession of teaching through their work in and out of the classroom. This is from the official description of the award:
For teaching to be truly respected, it is essential for the voices of great teachers to be at the forefront of conversations about math and science education. We need their influence both locally and nationally. Teachers must be included in public discourse about educational policies, reforms, and initiatives that impact the profession of math and science teaching, as well as within their own school communities. Great teachers who use their professional influence to engage, encourage, and support others in their profession are an inspiration and warrant recognition.
The MfA Muller award carries a $20,000 honorarium for the recipient, and includes a $5,000 award to the nominating organization. This is all made possible through the generosity of MfA board member Pete Muller and his family, through their Dancing Tides foundation.
Being a part of the Math for America community is, itself, a tremendous honor. To be recognized as a standout member of that community is incredibly humbling. I am grateful to Pete Muller, Jim and Marilyn Simons, and the entire MfA community.
You can read the press release for inaugural MfA Muller Award here.