DOVER, Del. - STEM programs continue to grow across Delmarva.
Now teachers in the First State will be recognized for their contribution in the field.
Delaware announced a new annual award program called STEM Educator Awards to recognize top teachers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, who demonstrate STEM innovation and excellence through teaching, academic collaboration and student engagement.
Two cash awards of $7,500 will be given to winners and state officials say the individual or team will be highlighted in a statewide STEM symposium to be held in the summer of 2014.
Educators or teams of educators can either apply or be nominated for the awards.