Hal Lawson and Katy Schiller Lead Innovation Fund Grant Implementation
Part of New York State’s Race to the Top program, the project aims to support school districts to increase high school graduation rates, college and career readiness of high school graduates, college persistence, and college graduation rates by increasing availability of resources for students at most risk.
Peter Shea Explores How Games Stimulate STEM Learning
Among the most critical academic disciplines for success in a 21st century workforce are those involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). These fields are increasingly digital, networked and rapidly evolving.
Alandeom Oliveira Honored With Early Career Research Award
The Early Career Research Award is given annually to a researcher who, within seven years of earning a doctoral degree, “demonstrates the greatest potential to make outstanding and continuing contributions to research in science education.”
Portugal Visit Enlightening for Students and Faculty
A dozen doctoral and master’s students and 13 faculty and alumni from ECP attended the conference in Coimbra, Portugal. For many students, this was the first opportunity to travel outside of the United States.
Resident Fellows and Amsterdam High School Partner
More than a dozen graduate students will begin a year-long teaching internship at Amsterdam High School this fall, following two previous cohorts of students studying in the Graduate Level Clinically Rich Teacher Preparation Pilot Program.
Amsterdam Academy Visits UAlbany Included among the teachers who helped plan the visi, was the current school principal, Helen Stuetzel who was recipient of the UAlbany Alumni Association’s Bertha E. Brimmer Medal in 2009.