Michael Giamellaro has been selected to receive the Fred Fox Distinguished Service to Science Education Award on behalf of the Oregon Science Teachers AssociationThis award is named in honor of Fred Fox, a distinguished and well-loved teacher educator now retired from Oregon State University. The award is intended to honor those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to mentoring and developing new teachers. It is intended for nominees involved in teacher training programs at the college level, ESD, or district administrators or other administrative positions. The awardee is selected based on career longevity, breadth of influence, enthusiasm for science and the profession of science education, and the demonstrated ability to motivate.

This award will be presented during the annual Oregon Science Teachers Association conference at the Awards banquet. The awards celebration will be held Saturday, October 17th from 6:00-8:30 pm, at the High Desert Museum.