Here’s how it works.

March 13 - May 13

Submit your Nominations

Make sure to review the submission guidelines prior to completing your application to confirm eligibility. Ensure that you explore the award categories to determine which one(s) your submission best aligns with.

June 8 - June 17

Product Demos

You will be contacted by your assigned judges to schedule a product demonstration for your submission. Each nomination will be reviewed by an independent judge to ensure fair and unbiased evaluations.

June 7 - June 17

Popular Vote

On behalf of our sponsors, NSTA and MCH Strategic Data, over 250,000 science and STEM educators will vote anonymously on products they feel have had the greatest impact on teaching and learning over the last year.

June 20 - June 24

Votes are Counted

The judges’ ratings and votes are tallied for each award category. In the case of a tie, the results of the popular vote are used to determine a winner.

June 24

Announcement of Winners before ISTE

Award winners will be featured on the Best of STEM, NSTA, and Catapult-X websites and publications. Winners will be contacted through email and will receive an exclusive badge to showcase this achievement!


Enter to Win the Educators Pick Best of STEM Award for 2022.