ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A teacher from Soldan International Studies High School has won the award for the 2012 Secondary Science teacher of the Year.
Jeremy Resmann, a biology/biomedical science teacher, was honored with an awards reception and presented with a $1,000 award from the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation.
"Mr. Resmann is a very hard-working, organized and highly creative teacher who uses a variety of effective strategies that intertwines these diverse components to attain student achievement in these areas: reading and writing literacy, scientific research skills, student motivation, and more," said Dr. Alice Manus, Assistant Principal at Soldan I.S. High School, who recommended Resmann for the award.
Resmann has been an educator in the district since 2007 and has been an instructor for several different science courses.
He also was presented with a trophy, a plaque, and a $500 award for classroom supplies and professional development through the Parsons Blewett Memorial Fund.
To become the 2012 Secondary Science Teacher of the Year, applicants were asked to explain their philosophy and approach to teaching; be recommended by a principal and a professional colleague; and complete an interview process with a panel of retired educators.