The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) is pleased to announce that the 2023 Iowa State Outstanding Earth Science Teacher winner is Mallory Wills-Howe, a science teacher at Washington High School. The annual award is given to teachers who make exceptional contributions that help increase the interest in the Earth Sciences. Ms. WIllis-Howe has developed hands-on learning labs to help her students think critically and make connections to real-world scenarios to see how earth science can have an impact on their everyday lives.

“I enjoy helping kids with the challenges that they are going to face after they leave high school, like green energy and climate change,” Mallory Willis-Howe, Washington HS teacher.

Ms. Wills-Howe is clearly passionate for earth science teaching and is dedicated to her students’ success. Congratulations, and thanks for making a difference in your students’ lives.