The NYCCAAM team provides highly engaging, experimental, hands-on learning experiences for both students and teachers. The team is always available to work with you and your class, ensuring a memorable experience at NYCCAAM. Contact us at SpaceCenter@schools.nyc.gov.
Katherine graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelors degree in Earth Science. She then worked for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Earthquake Hazards team in Menlo Park, CA. Katherine came to New York City to get her Masters degree in Science Education at Columbia University Teachers College before teaching eighth grade science and math at a public middle school in Manhattan. Katherine has been at NYCCAAM since 2007. Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter started his science education career as a park ranger for the National Park Service at several parks including Yellowstone, Kings Canyon and Everglades National Parks. He later acquired his certification as an arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture and worked at the New York Botanical Garden and Rockefeller University. Peter graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelors degree in Environmental Biology and received his Masters degree in Secondary Science Education at Columbia University Teachers College. Before coming to NYCCAAM, Peter taught high school earth science and biology for ten years. Phone: email@example.com
Zohar graduated from SUNY Stony Brook with a Bachelors degree in Earth and Space Science and worked at the American Museum of Natural History as an astrophysics educator and high school internship coordinator for eight years. Zohar earned a Masters in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota and has worked for the last seven years for CUNY and William Patterson University as an adjunct professor for astronomy. Before joining NYCCAAM, Zohar received a Masters degree in Teaching from Pace University and taught high school earth science and astronomy for five years. Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org