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Darshan Jain, an Indian-American teacher named for US Presidential Award

Jul 2, 2015 15:00 IST

Darshan Jain, an Indian-American teacher from Illinois, US in July 2015 was named for prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching by President Barack Obama.

Along with Jain, President named 108 Mathematics and Science teachers as recipients of the Award.

Jain has taught mathematics at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois for eight years. Right now, he is serving the school as the director of mathematics. He is a BA in mechanical engineering and a MS in secondary mathematics education from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
The award is given annually to outstanding K-12 Science and Mathematics teachers from across the country and carries a cash prize of 10000 US dollars from the National Science Foundation.

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