Indian-American teacher Darshan Jain receives US Presidential Award [ Current Affairs ]

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Darshan Jain who is an Indian-American teacher has been selected for prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award carries monetary prize of US 10000 dollars. American President Barack Obama selected Darshan Jain along with 107 Mathematics and Science teachers across the US for this award.

  • At present, Darshan Jain is director of mathematics at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. All of them were chosen for shaping America’s success through their passion for Math and Science.
  • Earlier, Darshan Jain had been taught mathematics at this institute for eight years. Jain completed graduation (BA degree) in mechanical engineering and master’s degree (MS) in secondary mathematics education from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Presidential Award has given 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).

- Published on: July 6, 2015