10 Teachers Receive Recognition and Funding for STEM Initiatives; Bryan Pawling named 2018 Axalta All-Pro Teacher of the Year
The 2018 World Champion Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, have partnered to recognize exceptional middle school and secondary school teachers specializing in STEM education (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).
The 4th Annual Axalta All-Pro Teachers program received hundreds of nominations from local Philadelphia-area schools, and 10 teachers were chosen for their educational drive, innovative use of technology, and community commitment in and out of the classroom.
"Everywhere you turn STEM education is needed, and STEM careers are a fast-growing job market around the world," said Robert Bryant, Axalta's Chief Executive Officer. "For Axalta, teachers are important partners because of their integral role in motivating students to dream big and fulfill their potential, especially in STEM careers in industries like sports, racing, automobiles, cyber security, and coatings.