Posts tagged Career Options: K-12 Teaching/Outreach

Scientist in the Classroom positions available for the 2017-2018 school year

Angela Zito
May 2, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Scientist in the Classroom Partnership Program, previously the National Science Foundation GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellows Program, began serving Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in January 2000. Currently, the Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) Program is a collaboration between five educational institutions of higher learning, in the greater Nashville area.

Volunteers needed for The Destination Imagination State Tournament

Ashley Brady
March 15, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Destination Imagination (DI) (https://www.destinationimagination.org)  is a creative problem solving program designed to inspire the global community of learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st century skills and creativity. K-12 students form teams and compete in various themed challenges.  Challenges are in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning.   

Education Coordinator - American Society of Plant Biologists

Kim Petrie
January 24, 2017

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a not-for-profit, member-based professional society of plant scientists located in Rockville, Maryland, is seeking well-qualified applicants to fill its part-time (30hrs. per week) Education Coordinator position.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - STEM Education Center, Exec Dir position

Kim Petrie
January 3, 2017

The STEM Education Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking candidates for the Executive Director position. The STEM Education Center supports WPI faculty with their BI efforts, is home to the Central MA STEM Network, oversees teacher professional development programs and the undergraduate teacher prep program. This is a full time, staff position that requires a Ph.D., 5+ years of experience in STEM Education, and math, science and engineering content knowledge.

STEM Conference for Girls in 9th to 12th Grade

Kate Stuart
December 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research) is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Research, and Mathematics – related professions. TWISTER is seeking female role models currently working in a STEM-related field who would like the opportunity to positively impact high school girls interested in pursuing STEM higher education and careers. Presenters are asked to prepare and present a 55-minute session for 20-25 participants that includes details about their careers, educational pathways, and a hands-on activity relevant to their career or session topic.

ASPIRE Module: STEM Teaching in K-12 Schools, Spring 2017

Kate Stuart
December 14, 2016

Each participant will have the opportunity to experience the K-12 classroom through a volunteer placement in a middle or high school setting. The placements will be tailored to each participant and will range from one class period to a full day, depending on participant availability. The placement will ideally be scheduled during the last week of the module, but this will depend on participant and classroom availability. Placements will be finalized with participant approval.

Teacher Job Fair for Metro Nashville Public Schools

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Metro Nashville Public Schools is having a Teacher Job Fair on December 6th at The Martin Center for Professional Development. Location: 2400 Fairfax Avenue, Nashville, TN Tuesday, December 6 Time: 4:oo-5:00pm for Elementary Teachers & 5:30-6:30pm for Middle & High School Teachers Take copies of your resume! Please see attached flyer for more information.

Adventure Science Center's TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science Technology Engineering and Research) Seeking STEM Women Presenters

Ashley Brady
November 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Adventure Science Center is seeking presententer for their annual TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science Technology Engineering and Research) event.  TWISTER is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professions. During a 55-minute session, presenters share details about their careers, answer questions, help steer participants to the right educational pathway, and give a little taste of daily life in the workplace with a hands-on activity. 

PhD Career Connections: Teaching and Education Landscape in High Schools

Join us as we welcome Dr. Paulianda Jones, PhD, former postdoctoral fellow in the Conn Lab, for PhD Career Connections. Dr. Jones is a science teacher for the Upper School of Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Bronx, NY. Monday, November 14, 2016 11:00am-noon Light Hall 411 A-D Registration is requested.

ASPIRE Internship: Adventure Science Center TWISTER Intern

Ashley Brady
September 8, 2016
Posted in Announcements

TWISTER Internship 2016: The Adventure Science Center (ASC) is an independent, not-for-profit educational institution that ignites curiosity and inspires the lifelong discovery of science. TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research) is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Research) professions. Adventure Science Center’s Education Department seeks an intern to assist with planning and coordinating the TWISTER 2017 conference event to take place on February 11, 2017. The TWISTER Intern will sit on the TWISTER planning committee and play an integral role in presenter and volunteer acquisition, session planning, and data analysis.

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