About the Award
The Myrtle Clark award was established by a former student to honor Miss Myrtle Clark, a former mathematics teacher at Lincoln Northeast High School and Jackson High School. The award is given to recognize excellence in mathematics teaching and provide a source of funding for LPS mathematics educators for summer school courses to advance teaching skills or for pursuit to attend a professional development conference or opportunity.
Applying for the Award
Application Open: September – Mid-November
Award Amount: $1,000
Criteria: This award is available to Lincoln Public Schools Mathematics Educators.
Mathematics educator for Lincoln Public Schools
Commitment to excellence in mathematics teaching
Interest in pursuing summer school courses to advance teaching skills or an advanced degree in mathematics or attendance at a professional development conference
Nominating Process: Nominations may be submitted by any individual or group. Self-nominations are accepted.
Selection Process: The selection committee will be facilitated by the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools Scholarships and Awards Committee, with input from the LPS Curriculum Specialist for Mathematics.