New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

Steinhardt Selected for “100Kin10” to Help Boost Supply of Teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

September 27, 2011
39

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has been selected for 100Kin10, a collaborative movement created in response to the United States’ need for 100,000 new, excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers in 10 years.

The formation of 100Kin10 follows the Obama Administration’s 2009 announcement to move U.S. students from the middle to the top of the pack in math and science achievement over the next decade. In his 2011 State of the Union Address, President Obama called for a new effort to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers, over the next decade, with strong teaching skills and deep content knowledge, as recommended by the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology (PCAST) in its 2010 report.

As a 100Kin10 partner institution, NYU Steinhardt will help achieve the organization’s goals through a range of initiatives, including:

 ·         Preparing 300 new STEM teachers over the next 10 years, an effort partly funded by a $2.1 million grant from the New York State Education Department;

·         Opening a STEME Education and Research Center, an advanced technology facility where faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Environmental (STEME) education will research how teachers learn to teach STEME subjects and how children and youth, especially those in underserved communities, come to master these subjects.

·         Infusing environmental education modules into all teacher preparation programs and establishing the Digital Modeling for Teachers and Students Project to provide teachers and students with opportunities to use technology to study local ecology.

100Kin10 includes more than 80 partner organizations, including the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Chase. For more on 100Kin10, go to: http://100kin10.org/

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

Steinhardt Selected for “100Kin10” to Help Boost Supply of Teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has been selected for 100Kin10, a collaborative movement created in response to the United States’ need for 100,000 new, excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers in 10 years.


Search News



NYU In the News

CUSP Unveils its “Urban Observatory”

Crain’s New York Business profiled CUSP’s “Urban Observatory” that is continuously photographing lower Manhattan to gather scientific data.

Post-Sandy Upgrades at the Langone Medical Center

NY1 reported on the major post-Sandy upgrades and renovations made at the Medical Center to protect the hospital from future catastrophic storms.

Steinhardt Research Helps Solve Tough Speech Problems.

The Wall Street Journal reported on research at Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, including an interview with Assistant Professor Tara McAllister Byun, that uses ultrasound to help solve tough speech problems.

Times Column Lauds Professor Stevenson’s New Memoir

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a column about “Just Mercy,” a new memoir by Law Professor Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, whom he noted has been called America’s Nelson Mandela.

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

NYU Footer