Hammack Selected for Distinguished Educator Fellowship
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Dr. Becky Hammack, a middle school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher and OSU alumna, was selected to be a member of the 2017-18 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program.
Hammack was selected as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow from a nationwide pool after a rigorous application and interview process. She was chosen as one of 12 outstanding STEM educators and will serve an 11-month fellowship in Washington, D.C., at the National Science Foundation. This program will allow Hammack to apply her knowledge and experience to national education programs and education policy efforts, making significant contributions to schools.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Ohio State University, Hammack completed her master’s degree in animal science and a Ph. D. in science education at OSU. A teacher at Stillwater Middle School since 2005, Hammack, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest recognition that a K-12 math or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States, in the fall of 2016.
Hammack will begin her appointment Sept. 1, 2017.