In a press release on Nov. 26th Saint Mark’s School of Texas recognized John Mead, Eugene McDermott Master Teaching Chair in Science, for his passion and dedication with the Outstanding Biology Teacher Award (OBTA) for the state of Texas, presented by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). This award, given annually, identifies one teacher from each of the United States who has made valuable contributions to the profession and to his or her students. Mead received the award during the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching in Ft. Worth on November 3, 2018, and was honored at the NABT Annual Professional Conference in San Diego a week later.
“The selection committee members were unanimous in their praise of Mr. Mead’s contributions to biology education and outreach and, most of all, to his dedication to his students,” said Lee Ferguson, the OBTA Director for the Texas Association of Biology Teachers.
Congratulations Mr. John Mead!