New for 2024

By popular request, we added a few categories that reflect trends and changes in STEM education.

  • Best Use of AI for Teaching & Learning
  • Best of STEM Curricular Materials: Pre-K to Grade 2
  • Best of STEM: Differentiated Instruction for Teaching & Learning
  • Best Entrepreneurship Program for Career & Technical Education (CTE)
  • Best of STEM: Hands-on Learning
  • CTE Champions: Invention Education
  • CTE Champion: International Impact
  • Trailblazer: Middle School STEM—Grades 4-8

Educator Favorites

Enter to win our most competitive categories, the ones educators love best. These awards acknowledge organizations that support STEM education with innovation, educator support, and crowd-pleasing freebies.

  • Best Innovation of 2024
  • Best Customer Support
  • Best Freebies
  • Best Professional Development
  • Social Impact Award: Developing Citizen Scientists
  • Social Impact Award: Promoting Diversity & Equity Inclusion
  • Best of STEM for Data Collection & Analysis

Best of STEM

The 2024 Best of STEM awards acknowledges organizations who provide comprehensive, integrated solutions in specific science and STEM fields.

  • Best of STEM for Biology
  • Best of STEM for Chemistry
  • Best of STEM for Environmental Science
  • Best of STEM for Engineering Education
  • Best of STEM for Physics
  • Best of STEM for Space Science
  • Best Integration of Language Arts (STEAM)
  • Best Resources for Analyzing and Interpreting Data
  • Best Video-Based Learning
  • Best Robotics for Teaching & Learning

Career & Technical Education

The 2024 CTE Champion Awards acknowledge products and services that prepare students for career and college readiness.

  • CTE Champions: Comprehensive CTE Solutions
  • CTE Champions: Coding & Computer Science
  • CTE Champions: Engineering
  • CTE Champions: Health Science
  • CTE Champions:STEM


The 2024 Trailblazer series recognizes STEM providers who provide products and services that push the boundaries of technology for teaching and learning.

  • Trailblazer
  • Trailblazer: Biotechnology Innovator
  • Trailblazer: Early Learning (Pre-K-6)
  • Trailblazer: Hybrid Learning Superhero
  • Trailblazer: Immersive Reality (AR/VR)
  • Trailblazer: Inspiring Computational Thinking
  • Trailblazer: Phenomena-Based Teaching and Learning
  • Trailblazer: Simulations for STEM
  • Trailblazer: Virtual Labs Luminary

Bridging the Gap

Expanded for 2024, the Bridging the Gap series acknowledges products and services for educators to help accelerate student learning.

  • Bridging the Gap: English Language Learners
  • Bridging the Gap: Math Intervention Resources
  • Bridging the Gap: Professional Development
  • Bridging the Gap: Tutoring Programs for STEM
  • Bridging the Gap: Webinar Series Exemplar


Applications open May 1, 2024 for Best of STEM!