STEM School of Excellence Recognition Program

PreK-12 STEM School of Excellence


Awards are made at two levels using a vetted application review process:

  • School of Excellence (200+ points)
  • School of Merit (170-199 points)

The application window for the 2022-23 school year is June 22, 2022 - December 17, 2022.

Award recipients will be recognized at the ITEEA 85th Annual Conference, April 12-15, 2023.

  • School of Excellence schools will receive a banner and certificate for display in the school
  • School of Merit schools will receive a certificate for display in the school

An ITEEA STEM School of Excellence in Prek-12 will exemplify how STEM should be done. The school that make up this group push themselves to be leaders in the educational community while showing their neighborhood communities, their school district, and their state, the extra effort they go through for the benefit of students. They help drive quality education forward.

How to Apply

1. Complete the Application Form. (You will need to sign into a Google-Associated account as you will be asked to upload multiple documents)

2. Pay the Application Fee. 
ITEEA Members - $195.00 | Non-Members - $295.00

You will receive a confirmation email upon successful completion of the STEM School of Excellence Application process.

For questions about the application process, contact