NYU and Yeshiva University Create Partnership to Encourage Math and Science Teachers

In an effort to increase the number of highly qualified teachers of math and science in middle and high schools, New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and Yeshiva University have created a partnership allowing eligible men and women from its Yeshiva College and Stern College of Women to take undergraduate education courses at NYU Steinhardt during their junior and senior years. Students who complete credits in the program will then be eligible to apply for admission to Steinhardt’s Master of Arts program in math or science education with reduced credit requirements.

“I’m delighted that NYU Steinhardt’s partnership with Yeshiva University will widen the pool of highly qualified students interested in becoming teachers of math and science, of which there is a critical shortage in New York City and around the nation,” said Mary Brabeck, dean of NYU Steinhardt.

“This is a win-win for all parties,” remarked Ed 500

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