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Talented KSTF Teaching Fellows and Senior Fellows are demonstrating their leadership in education every day. Here are some of their recent achievements.

SNODGRASS NAMED 2014 NABT OUTSTANDING NEW BIOLOGY TEACHER

Helen Snodgrass, a 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow, was recently named as a winner of the 2014 Outstanding New Biology Teacher award sponsored by Pearson, Ken-A-Vision and the  National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). This award recognizes outstanding teaching…

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O’HARA SELECTED AS 2014 AAAS MASS MEDIA FELLOW

KSTF Senior Fellow Casey O’Hara has been selected as a 2014 American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) Mass Media Fellow. This 10-week summer program places science, engineering and mathematics students at media organizations across the country. During the…

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BRADFORD HILL AWARDED $9,000 MURDOCK GRANT

KSTF Senior Fellow Bradford Hill recently completed the Murdock Partners in Science Program, which involved doing actual scientific research on astronomical digital cameras in a physics lab at Portland State University. He started the program in summer 2012 and completed…

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10 KSTF FELLOWS ACCEPTED INTO AP BIOLOGY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

The below list of KSTF Fellows were accepted into the third cohort of the  AP Biology Leadership Academy,  run by the  National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and  Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS). The NABT/BSCS AP Biology Leadership Academy is a two-year professional development program…

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TWO SENIOR FELLOWS NAMED 2014 NY STATE MASTER TEACHERS

KSTF Senior Fellows  Heather Buskirk and Derek Pope were recently named 2014 New York State Master Teachers.  The New York State Master Teacher Program identifies, rewards and supports master teachers throughout New York State. As New York State Master Teachers, Heather and Derek will engage…

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LEE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT PORT ISOBEL

In fall 2013, Robert E. Lee High School Teacher and 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow  Rachel Clausen was awarded one of 75 Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants, sponsored by State Farm in partnership…

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JORDAN PASQUALIN AWARDED GRANT THIRD YEAR IN A ROW

KSTF Senior Fellow Jordan Pasqualin, a science teacher at Chicago-based Rowe-Clark Math and Science Academy, was awarded a grant for $6,125 from the charitable giving department at Exelon Corporation. The…

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BRADFORD HILL WINS PHYSICS TEACHING AWARD

KSTF Senior Fellow Bradford Hill won the American Association of Physics Teachers’ 2014 Paul W. Zitzewitz Award for Excellence in Pre-College Physics Teaching. At the American Association of Physics Teachers’ (AAPT)…

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SCHAEFER TO LEAD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES PROJECT

Senior Fellow Patricia Schaefer has been tapped to lead the writing and development of the Southwest Wisconsin Science and Engineering Practices Project. Over the next three years, this project will support 30 elementary science teachers and will lead the organization and implementation of grant activities. Funded by a discretionary grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Mathematics and Science Partnership Program, the project is intended to increase the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science by enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers. Partnerships between high-need school districts…

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SENIOR FELLOW BRADFORD HILL RACKS UP ACCOLADES

In recent months, Beaverton, Ore., physics teacher  Bradford Hill has received several awards and new positions. At the Oregon Science Teachers Association& #8216;s (OSTA) Awards Reception, held on October 24, 2013, Hill was recognized as an Outstanding…

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