EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is proud to join women from across the country to release Many Facets: America’s Women Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
California is a leader in the tech economy, and yet, just 39% of California schools offer computer science education and there are large equity gaps in access. EnCorps Teacher, Joshua Stempel, recently began the Fellow-Led Computer Science Community of Practice to focus on translating Fellows’ real-world STEM experience into engaging and equitable computer science pedagogy.
Dear Teachers, you are our heroes. Every day of this pandemic, you have blown us away with your creativity, compassion, and commitment, your tenacity and heart. You have moved mountains to reach each child, wherever they are and despite the challenges that stand in your way.
David House and Don Selway made the transition from biotech to a science classroom to pursue their passions. David says, “Teaching students in disadvantaged communities has been a chance to use my background in science to help improve opportunities for kids that really need it.”
Excellence in Public-Private Partnership showcases effective and innovative cross-sector collaborations.
Selected nonprofit organizations and individual volunteers will receive capacity building support with peer learning sessions and one-on-one coaching.
Baltazar Villalba found it’s not too late to pursue your passion teaching and that bringing your own experiences to the table can make your work more effective.
“Educating from Experience” is a new mini-documentary from WorkingNation that follows California mom Erica Parker as she transitions from her successful career in engineering to become a STEM teacher at a local high school — a pathway made possible by EnCorps STEM Teachers Program.
EnCorps recruits experienced engineers and technology professionals, among others, to teach in science, math and related fields in California.
With the support of JetBlue, EnCorps will transition five “JetBlue Fellows” to become middle and high school teachers in high needs schools.