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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.

WAKE FOREST COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER FEATURED IN VIDEO

Mark Hartman, a National Board Certified Teacher, is featured in a video produced by the Wake County Public School System about National Board Certification. Watch it now. Mark is a 2009…

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HEATHER BUSKIRK FEATURED ON PBS AFFILIATE

Senior Fellow Heather Buskirk was recently featured in a WMHT segment entitled WMHT Talks Education. In this segment, Heather discusses her work with The Learning Project, a new integrated, project-based…

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KSTF FELLOWS TO PRESENT FOUR SESSIONS AT 2013 NABT CONFERENCE

Three groups of KSTF Fellows will present educational sessions at the National Association of Biology Teachers’ 2013 Professional Development Conference, which will be held in Atlanta, Ga., from November 20–23….

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CLARK APPOINTED TO UC BERKELEY ADVISORY GROUP

Team 2 specialist Jim Clark has been appointed to the Teacher Education Advisory Group (TEAG) of the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Education. The group provides input on trends and developments…

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KSTF STAFF AND FELLOWS ACKNOWLEDGED IN BOOK

Several members of the KSTF community, including both staff and fellows, were mentioned in the acknowledgements section of 5 Practices for Orchestrating Task-Based Discussions in Science, a copublication of the National…

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BURTON AWARDED AFCEA GRANT

Camden Burton, a 2012 Teaching Fellow, was recently awarded a $1,000 grant by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). Burton will use the teaching tools grant to purchase supplies for…

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SENIOR FELLOW SELECTED AS PANELIST FOR TEACHER TOWN HALL

Alexandra Fuentes—biology teacher, KSTF Senior Fellow and outspoken teacher advocate—has been selected to participate in a panel discussion on teacher voice that will take place during the fourth annual Education…

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SENIOR FELLOW NAMED BETTERLESSON MASTER TEACHER

Jessica Uy is a geometry teacher at Fremont High School, located in Sunnyvale, Calif. She has been named a BetterLesson Master Teacher, based upon her math knowledge, her ability to illuminate math…

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2009 FELLOW TWICE NAMED TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Kirstin Milks, a 2009 Fellow, was awarded the Air Force Association’s (AFA) 2013 Chapter and Indiana Teacher of the Year Award!

BORISH CHOSEN TO CHAIR MATH DEPARTMENT

Greg Borish, a 2008 Teaching Fellow, has been elected to serve as the 2013–2014 Mathematics Department Chair for Hart High School, located in Newhall, Calif.