Indian-American teacher Darshan Jain receives US Presidential Award

Darshan Jain, an Indian-American teacher has been selected for prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

He was named for the award by President Barack Obama along with 107 Mathematics and Science teachers across US. All of them were chosen for shaping America’s success through their passion for Math and Science.

Presently Darshan Jain is director of mathematics at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Previously, he had taught mathematics at this institute for eight years.

Jain holds a BA degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree (MS) in secondary mathematics education from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

About Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

It is awarded annually to outstanding science and mathematics teachers from across US from K-12 (kindergarten through 12th grades). The award carries monetary prize of US 10000 dollars.


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