Any STEM Educator in the Greater Charleston, SC area will be eligible for selection. All nominations must be submitted via an online form. Lowcountry STEM Collaborative employees and Advisory Board members and ABC News 4 employees are eligible to submit nominations, but Board Members and employees and their immediate family members are ineligible to win.
All nominations will be reviewed solely based on merit and display of characteristics detailed on the selection criteria page. Review the selection process for more information.
Definitions: STEM Educator: One who facilitates STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning in- or outside the traditional classroom setting. Examples including but not limited to: K-16, homeschool and afterschool educators, camp counselors, program director, leaders of STEM programs held at parks, museums, centers, camps, etc.
Greater Charleston, SC Area: Within the South Carolina five county region consisting of- Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester and/or Georgetown Counties
Immediate Family Members: Employee’s spouse, child, parent, sibling or domestic partner