3/23/2013 - NAPSNET.com
To strengthen and reform the education system, the National Science Teachers Association’s New Science Teacher Academy believes that America needs to expand meaningful professional development opportunities for all science teachers. Opportunities to learn and grow throughout a teaching career can have a profound effect on the quality of the teaching force and the performance of students.
3/18/2013 - NWI Times
De La Salle Institute faculty member David Hanke has earned a fellowship from the National Science Teachers Association, the school has announced. Hanke is one of 244 middle and secondary science teachers from across the United States who were chosen from hundreds of applicants to participate in a yearlong professional development program designed to help promote quality science teaching, enhance teacher confidence and classroom excellence, and improve teacher content knowledge.
2/21/2013 - University of Arkansas at Little Rock
UALRTeach assistant director Michelle Brand Buchanan and master teacher Kelly S. Chaney were chosen to serve on two advisory boards for the National Science Teachers Association. Their three-year terms begin in June.
2/21/2013 - The Stamford Times
Emily Korn, a science teacher at Cloonan Middle School in Stamford, was chosen from hundreds of applications from across the country to participate in NSTA’s year-long professional development fellowship program.
2/20/2013 - Log Cabin Democrat
Michelle Brand Buchanan, of Conway, was recently selected to join the National Science Teachers Association Science Matters Advisory Board.
2/19/2013 - The News-Gazette
Science teacher Lynn Wiedelman, who teaches biology at Centennial High School, was selected this year as an Astellas-NSTA Fellow in the National Science Teachers Association's New Science Teacher Academy.
2/5/2013 - Valley Independent Sentinel
Rebecca Seibert has been accepted into the National Science Teachers Association’s “New Science Teacher Academy.” Seibert was one of just 240 science teachers across the U.S. accepted into the yearlong program, which pairs new science teachers with more experienced instructors.
1/24/2013 - The Ledger Independent
Two Mason County Middle School science teachers have been recognized on a national level for their ingenuity in the classroom. Ella Bowling and Brian McDowell learned they were named as recipients of two national awards from the National Science Teachers Association. Bowling won the PASCO STEM Educator Award. McDowell won the Delta Education/CPO/Frey Scientific Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching.
1/18/2013 - The Flushing Observer
The National Science Teachers Association announced this past month that eight out of the 244 science teachers chosen as Fellows in the 2012-2013 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy were from Michigan. Amy Massey, Mt. Morris Schools science teacher, was one of eight Michigan teachers selected. The 2012 Fellows were selected on the basis of several criteria including: showing evidence of a solid science background and displaying a strong interest in growing as a professional science educator.
12/19/2012 - Education Week
Backed by nearly $9 million in private grant dollars, New Jersey is the latest state to sign onto an initiative aimed at recruiting and preparing more top talent for teaching in the STEM disciplines. Earlier this month, Republican Gov. Chris Christie announced that his state would launch a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program.
12/17/2012 - UALR.com
Lundon Pinneo, a graduate of UALR’s master’s program in secondary education with an emphasis in science education, has been selected by the National Science Teachers Association as a member of the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy.
12/6/2012 - Alaska Business Monthly
Twenty-seven Alaskan elementary school teachers from around the state became students for a week at two of the three sessions of the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy held in Jersey City, N.J., and Houston this summer. They were chosen from a pool of applicants by their school districts to attend the regional academy in Houston June 18-22.
The teachers who attended the national academy in Jersey City July 22-27, applied through www.sendmyteacher.com. They were chosen from more than 1,000 applicants by a panel of judges from the National Science Teachers’ Association and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
11/27/2012 - Education Week
To improve the student-teaching experience, teacher education programs are taking more care in picking and guiding "cooperating" teachers.
10/11/2012 - MCHerald.com
Elementary teacher Brenda Hill explains how the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teacher Academy promotes kids' love of math and science at an early age.
9/28/2012 - The Examiner
D.C. and Prince George’s County educators convened on Saturday, September 22 to highlight STEM Education. The professional development workshop included educators whose experience ranged from first year educators to highly seasoned educators. They were primarily second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade elementary school teachers but also included special educators and reading specialists as well.
9/17/2012 - The New York Times (free registration required)
Hundreds of prominent women working in science, technology, engineering, and math will become online mentors for college students next month, part of a six-week program to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM fields.
8/20/2012 - TCPalm.com
Veteran teacher Linda Pike, of Jupiter Middle School of Technology, spent her summer doing cutting-edge science at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee.
8/2/2012 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
New York and up to 25 other states are moving toward changing the way they grant licenses to teachers, de-emphasizing tests and written essays in favor of a more demanding approach that requires aspiring teachers to prove themselves through lesson plans, homework assignments and videotaped instruction sessions.
7/22/2012 - THE Journal
United Technologies and the National Science Teachers Association have teamed up to provide externships to seven Connecticut high school science teachers. The program, which provides six weeks of hands-on engineering experience, teams up each teacher with a United Technologies scientist/engineer at one of eight locations in the state.
4/24/2012 - THE Journal
A science teacher at the Westmount Charter School in Calgary, Alberta, Canada has won the $20,000 grand prize in the Shell Science Lab Challenge sponsored by Shell Oil Co. and the National Science Teachers Association.
4/18/2012 - The Topeka Capital-Journal
Patricia Wolfe, a science teacher at Kaw Valley Academy in Kansas City, Kan., has been selected by the National Science Teachers Association to participate as an Amgen-NSTA fellow in the NTSA New Science Teacher Academy.
1/6/2012 - Education Week
There's a ton of new data on the state of teacher education beginning to come out, and it's ripe for analysis.
12/5/2011 - Helena Daily World
NSTA, in collaboration with The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, Amgen Foundation; Astellas Pharma US, Inc.; and the American Honda Foundation, announced that Andrew Southern, a science teacher at Marvell High School, has been chosen from hundreds of applications nationwide to participate as an Amgen-NSTA Fellow in the 2011 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy.
11/10/2011 - Boston.com
Loyola Pasiewicz was one of only two teachers in Massachusetts named to a fellowship program in the New Science Teacher Academy. The prestigious fellowship was awarded by the National Science Teachers Association, the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
11/7/2011 - Education Week
On Capitol Hill last week, a House panel examined efforts that encourage experts in the STEM professions to transition from jobs in industry to new careers in teaching (or consider serving as mentors).