Nominate an Arizona STEM education

March 10, 2010

By hammersmith

Nominate an Arizona STEM education “Innovation Hero” today


Innovation Heroes are educators and students who are making significant strides in science, technology, engineering, and math education.  Innovation Heroes are from schools anywhere in Arizona, in metro or rural parts of the state, and can be nominated by anyone — fellow students, teachers, parents, administrators, or members of the community. 


Innovation Heroes is one of Science Foundation Arizona’s most popular community outreach programs, as winners are not only recognized for their outstanding achievements, but also awarded a monetary prize for their work ($500 for teachers/educators and a savings bond worth $1000 for students).  It is a way for us to highlight STEM successes in our state and showcase the schools and individuals responsible for great things that are happening in Arizona education every day. 


For more information about the criteria and to submit a nomination, visit the SFAz website and download the Innovation Heroes form.  Simply fill it in, complete the brief essay portion, and send it back to us at  The program is ongoing and statewide, so the more nominations SFAz receives, the more winners SFAz can honor. 


If you have any questions or need more information on Innovation Heroes, contact Darcy Renfro at or Caroline VanIngen-Dunn at