The NYCCSSE 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 NYCCSSE. 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 NYCCSSE 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 NYCCSSE, Peter taught high school earth science and biology for ten years. Phone: email@example.com
Kristen taught middle school science for nine years, including seven at School of the Future and two abroad at the American Overseas School of Rome. She has a science background, including a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Scranton and a Masters of Science in Teaching, with a focus on middle and high school science, from The New School. She has worked as a science staff developer and mentor before focusing on instructional curriculum design at NYCCSSE. Kristen has been a staff member at NYCCSSE since 2008. Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jimmy has over 15 years of experience working with youth, mainly through Pioneer Village, the outdoor adventure camp for teens. He is a certified High Ropes and Archery instructor, a Red Cross Life Guard and has had Wilderness First Aid training. Jimmy graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelors degree in Fine Art and a minor in Anthropology. His first space-related job was writing trivia for the G4 cable channel’s Star Trek 2.0. Jimmy leads NYCCSSE’s LEGO Robotics After School program. He is also NYCCSSE’s unofficial go-to “handyman.” Phone: email@example.com