The New York Citywide Mathematics/Science Partnership (MSP) Professional Development Project is focused on promoting increased mathematics and science achievement in grades 6-8 across the city. Through partnerships with college universities and other organizations, teachers and building leaders will engage in a wide-range of professional learning to strengthen mathematics and science teaching and learning. For additional information and/or to request an application, please email Tracy Fray-Oliver. Due to the rapidly approaching deadlines for registration, we ask that schools submit a completed application by July 31st.
Middle Schools are invited to apply for CityScience's 2014-2015 partnership program. If selected, school's gain a collaborative commitment to improving instruction, curriculum, and school culture, along with matching dollars to take professional development into a school's own hands. CityScience Coaches, teachers, and school administrators will work together to plan and implement an integrated science curriculum that engages students, promotes higher order thinking, and improves performance across subject areas and grade levels. More information and applications can be found by clicking here.
Middle and high school educators and principals are invited to apply for partnership with WCS to implement the innovative new web platform, Mannahatta2409.org in their classrooms. Each school can name a team of 2-6 teachers to work with WCS educators, receiving direct support in integrating cutting edge science and technology across the disciplines through Mannahatta2409.org as well as shaping curriculum for dissemination across the nation through the 2014-2015 school year. Interested schools can apply here.
This Discover Engineering Foundation program is a hands on activity that shows career potential in STEM fields and engineering. Participating students from grades 6-8 work with a professional engineer who mentors them on designing a city of the future. Students will research and use engineering solutions to improve the quality of life for citizens in their city. This program makes for a great afterschool activity. To find out more and register your school, visit http://www.futurecity.org/. Schools with more than 50% of students receiving free or reduced lunch are eligible to participate free of charge.