Madison Central Chemistry Teacher Wins KSTA Award
Elizabeth Howard, a high school chemistry teacher at Madison Central High School (Madison County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Science Teacher Association (KSTA) High School Teacher of the Year. Howard was honored at the annual KSTA conference on November 10, 2017 in Lexington.
Howard has seven years of experience in education, teaching chemistry, integrated science, and environmental science in Central Kentucky. Elizabeth graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Science Education. She earned a Master of Education from Georgetown College. Elizabeth will graduate in May 2018 with a Master of Science in Chemistry from Eastern Kentucky University writing her internship-based project over evaluating the efficacy of Modeling Instruction™ in the high school chemistry classroom. Elizabeth has presented her research at the American Chemical Society national convention hosted in San Francisco and was awarded the Dr. Harry Smiley Memorial Graduate Award from Eastern Kentucky University.