Stevens Institute of Technology

Address

Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030
County: Hudson
www.stevens.edu

Contact

Ms. Patricia Slater

Grant Amount

$30,000

Program Area

Education

Focus

Grant Details

For STEAM teacher training program which integrates Art into STEM through Engineering Design.

Organization Background

Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870, creates new knowledge and educates and inspires students to acquire competencies needed to lead in scientific discovery and in the creation of new enterprises. Stevens has a history of merging engineering and artistry as demonstrated by one of its illustrious alumni, Alexander Calder, who is recognized as one of the most influential sculptors in modern art.

Established in 1988, the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) at Stevens develops and supports effective innovative curricula and professional development and conducts research in order to inspire, catalyze and strengthen scientific, technological, engineering and mathematics literacy for K-12 and higher education. CIESE's professional development programs have impacted more than 30,000 K-12 educators and nearly 9 million students worldwide. By exposing students to innovation and engineering in their K-12 education, CIESE is preparing the next generation to be successful in an increasingly technological, global economy and to contribute to solving the critical problems that face humanity.

The proposed program will be led by J. Adam Scribner, Science Professional Development Specialist at CIESE. He is an experienced science teacher and has led teacher professional development programs in STEM education for middle school teachers including CIESE's former STEAM programs.

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