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STEMteachersNYC and Partners Win $ 195,000 Grant

Announced by 100Kin10 at the White House Science Fair – STEMteachersNYC has been selected to receive a $195,000 grant from, to expand the reach and quality of engineering and computer science education across New York State. The project is a collaboration of STEMteachersNYC with the American Modeling Teachers Association, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and the

Insider Information from Chairman Mark Schober

Here are some of the neat features of the nine workshops offered by STEMteachersNYC this summer that you won’t find in the official workshop descriptions. And it’s all in New York City — a pretty cool place to hang out for a few weeks while engaging in great professional development. Even better, bring a friend. Click

Report to Members 2015 – from Fernand Brunschwig

2015 has been a tremendous year for STEMteachersNYC. Our explicit goal has been to move from an ambitious, young startup, entirely dependent upon voluntary effort, to a sustainable, staffed organization that can support our rapidly growing membership (532 on Dec 28) and level of activity (more than 20 weekend workshops and 7 summer workshops in

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Young Talent On Stage for STEM

by Jennifer Herring, STEMteachersNYC VP for Development It is amazing what talented young people can do. Last summer, STEMteachersNYC provided an internship in videography to Yunfei Liu, a student from Shanghai going into her senior year in high school here in NYC. Yunfei was so inspired by the workshops she was shooting that she decided

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Honoring Patrick Wanninkhof

Patrick Wanninkhof lived his life to the fullest. At STEMteachersNYC we are lucky to have called him a colleague and fortunate to have had him as a board member who helped drive our organization to be the best that we could be – just as he lived his own life. Patrick was a teacher, like

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The Renewal of Summer

by STEMteachersNYC Chair-Elect Mark Schober…                 In early May, Frank Noschese tweeted, “It’s that time of year when you’d rather plan for September than next week.” The deep truth in Frank’s statement resonated with me. My physics courses were running well, but there was no shortage of little things