Museum/Science-Rich Institution

New York Academy of Sciences

New York, NY

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By 2021, we will...

Have placed Scientists-in-Residence in a total of 75 schools throughout NYC.

Have supported the professional growth and capacity of a total of 75 teachers.

Have trained 30 subject-matter experts through the Science Alliance Leadership Training in Education (SALT-Ed).

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Create opportunities for STEM teachers to invest in their professional growth during the school day.

Inspire STEM teachers to apply innovative scientific methods in their classrooms while also inspiring STEM experts to view education as a viable career option.

Enhance STEM teachers' science literacy and deepen their knowledge of real-world scientific practices and STEM application.

Allow STEM teachers to reflect on and refine STEM teaching practices, especially the utilization of student-centered, project-based and inquiry-based learning models while expanding their repertoire of replicable STEM project and lesson plans.