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Latest National Math and Science Initiative Stories

2014-04-08 08:31:58

Houston Astronaut and Nationally Renowned Innovation and Science Education Expert Dr. Mae C. Jemison Applauds STEM Education-to-Workforce Pipeline as First-of-its-Kind BAYTOWN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As demand grows in Greater Houston for more skilled and diverse STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workers, Bayer Corporation is meeting the challenge by investing more than $400,000 to strengthen STEM education and create a continuous STEM...

2014-02-04 12:32:07

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today announced the expansion of the UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation program to five research universities, made possible by a $22.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). With the expansion of UTeach to these universities and five more in the fall of 2015, the program will be in 45 universities and is expected to...

2014-01-17 08:25:23

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today named Aberdeen High School "School of the Year" for outstanding results on Advanced Placement* (AP) math, science and English exams. NMSI and The Boeing Company presented the award to Aberdeen students and faculty at a special celebration...

2013-12-02 16:25:20

Innovative Program, Now at Four Universities, Will Be Available in the Future to UTeach Programs Nationwide AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The UTeach Institute, a notable teacher-preparation organization at the University of Texas at Austin, has teamed up with Verizon to launch a program that is helping tomorrow's educators effectively use mobile technology to improve student learning and interest in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math). The...

2013-08-14 23:04:08

Online Academy Program Brings Successes of Sally Ride Science Training to Educators Across the United States San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of a new online academy designed to provide professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to educators across the United States. Building on its popular Sally Ride Science Academy brought to you by ExxonMobil, the online academy will deliver convenient access to...

2013-08-13 12:30:57

More than 50,000 math, science and English teachers will benefit from web-based training modules in the 2014-2015 school year DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative's (NMSI) first ever web-based training modules are being developed to reach more than 50,000 teachers from 26 states. Thanks in part to a $248,760 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, NMSI will design online training modules for teachers grades 3-11 in the...

2013-07-16 23:17:17

150 educators selected from across the country to attend 2013 academies; academies in San Diego showcase careers and diverse role models in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields; more than 8,500 educators trained to date, impacting close to one million students; program established by Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, and continues as part of her legacy with the support of ExxonMobil. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Sally Ride Science Academy,...

2013-06-12 12:20:53

NMSI's comprehensive AP program serving military families expands to Jack Britt High School DALLAS, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that its comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military families is being expanded this fall to Jack Britt High School near Fort Bragg, thanks to a $838,656 grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). (Logo:...

2013-05-09 12:21:12

Innovative program for military families will begin this fall in six Georgia schools DALLAS, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the United States, announced today that its comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military families is being expanded this fall to Georgia's Northside High School, Perry High School, Veterans High School,...

2013-05-06 12:20:44

Innovative program, open to all students, will begin this fall at three high schools near Fort Campbell DALLAS, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the United States, announced today that its Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military families is being expanded this fall to Clarksville High School, Northeast High School, and Rossview High...