The collaboration will enhance science, innovation, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the United States.
- Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV (1888 PressRelease) September 21, 2021 – The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is thrilled to reveal a brand-new collaboration with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to enhance science, innovation, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the United States.
CEE will develop and handle STEM Lyceums in Virginia’s rural and metropolitan high schools to engage trainees in conversations and expeditions of STEM ideas and professions in science and innovation. CEE’s STEM Lyceums are regular monthly virtual club conferences that will engage high school trainees in conversations and expeditions of STEM principles and STEM profession trajectories. CEE will supply details, speakers, and hands-on activities to reinforce research study abilities and expose trainees to a broad variety of STEM professions. Through its network of schools, UNCF will help with taking this task beyond Virginia to high schools throughout the U.S. CEE and UNCF goal to supply trainees with transformative STEM speakers, and STEM internships and scholarships.
“Working together, the Center for Excellence in Education and United Negro College Fund objective to reinforce STEM education throughout the country, ” stated Joann DiGennaro, President of CEE. “This task will bring life-altering chances to trainees. “
Dr. Chad Womack, Senior Director of Internal Auditor and Investment Services of UNCF, stated that the collaboration with CEE will “utilize the UNCF network to promote the chance to schools and school districts beyond Virginia. “
CEE, through its Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP), brings comprehensive experience linking rural and metropolitan middle and high school instructors to professionals from market and academic community with significant expert links to benefit underserved trainees. TEP workshops and resources, consisting of Bite of Science and the online Lab Bench, have actually been offered cost-free to instructors in 10 states and the District of Columbia to gain access to and usage in the class. To date, almost 4,000 instructors from 1,600 schools have actually gotten involved. After each TEP program occasion, instructors are supplied resources to reclaim to their class. The Center’s TEP program has actually reached more than 600,000 underserved rural and metropolitan trainees to think about STEM professions.
STEM Lyceums will be handled by Laura-Ashley Alegbeleye, who made a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and a M.A. in Teaching from Loyola University Maryland. She concerns CEE after working 8 years as a high school STEM teacher. Prior to transitioning to STEM education, Laura-Ashley operated in market as an Application Engineer.
About Center for Excellence in Education
The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) was established in 1983 by the late Admiral H.G. Rickover and Joann P. DiGennaro, President of the. The Center’s objective is to support high school and university scholars to professions of quality and management in science, innovation, engineering, and mathematics, and to motivate cooperation in between and amongst clinical and technological leaders in the worldwide neighborhood. CEE sponsors the Research Science Institute (RSI), the USA Biolympiad (USABO), and the Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP). Check out CEE’s site, https://www.cee.org.
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