The National Science Education Leadership Association Awards Their 2021 Outstanding Administrative Support Award (OASA) to NCSLA’s Dr. Darlene C. Ryan

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Message from
the President
2020-21 Webinar Series
Science Leadership
Fellows Update
Jackson Award Winner
Darlene Ryan wins OASA
PBL Summer Workshops
 Mountains to the Sea
NSTA Updates
University Teacher
Educator Survey

darleneeryaThis prestigious award recognizes an outstanding administrator who has demonstrated exemplary support for science education at the school, district, and/or county level. This year the $1000 award and plaque was presented to Dr. Darlene Ryan virtually during the NSELA Leadership Summit on May 13 and she will be honored again during the Summer Leadership Institute in July.

Dr. Ryan is the Assistant Superintendent for Elementary for Durham Public Schools. Dr. Ryan is truly one of our own. She is a past president of NCSLA as well as of NSELA. She also was an NCSTA District Director. Dr. Ryan was awarded the NCSLA Herman Gatling Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership in 2009.  

To read the full article on Dr. Ryan’s many contributions and achievements from NSELA, please visit Outstanding Administrative Support Award.