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Jayda Pugliese (PA '16) Wins NSTA Award

January 17, 2018

Jayda Pugliese (PA '16), a fifth-grade science teacher at Andrew Jackson School in Philadelphia, has won the National Science Teachers Association's Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary Teachers. 

According to NSTA's website, the Sylvia Shugrue Award "honors one elementary school teacher who has established (or is establishing) an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based lesson plan. The lesson plan will fully reference sources of information and any relevant National Science Education Standards and benchmarks found in the Atlas of Science Literacy." 

Pugliese will be honored during the Awards Banquet at the annual NSTA Conference in March 2018.