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Read how the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation community is making strides in STEM education.

4/14/2014

APPLICATION OPEN FOR 2015 KSTF TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS

Comprehensive professional development program supports beginning STEM teachers Moorestown, N.J., April 14, 2014 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced the availability of applications for 2015 Teaching Fellowships….

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2/12/2014

WHY TEACHING IS A CAREER, NOT A CAREER STARTER

KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie discusses the importance of building a stable core of STEM teachers in the United States, including lessons learned from the KSTF Teaching Fellowship Program, in…

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2/04/2014

HOW WE CREATED A NETWORK OF STEM TEACHERS

Over the last 10 years, KSTF has excelled at building a nationwide network of STEM teachers. KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie shares insights gained in an Education Week article entitled,…

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1/31/2014

FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER, MANDI KRAEMER, ATTAINS NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

2009 Teaching Fellow Mandi Kraemer, a teacher at Orlando-based Freedom High School, earned National Board Certification in the 2012–2013 assessment cycle. National Board Certification is an advanced teaching credential held by…

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1/28/2014

FIRST YEAR TEACHER: 4 THINGS THAT PREPARED ME FOR MY JOB

2012 Teaching Fellow Kate Miller felt prepared when she began her first year of teaching. To provide insight into how preparation can change the experience of being a first-year teacher,…

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1/27/2014

SIX KSTF FELLOWS ACHIEVE NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

Teaching Excellence Rewarded with Top Distinction Moorestown, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced that six of its Fellows achieved National Board Certification in…

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1/02/2014

FELLOWSHIP OF TEACHERS BOOSTS STEM INSTRUCTION

On December 18, 2013, an article on 2013 KSTF Teaching Fellows who either graduated from or are currently enrolled in the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP) was published on the…

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1/02/2014

JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL’S PHYSICS TEACHER PUSHES STUDENTS

2011 KSTF Teaching Fellow Jessica Scheimer was featured in an article published by the Arden-Carmichael News on December 28, 2013. The article highlights her efforts with respect to ensuring each of her…

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12/10/2013

JHS SENIORS TAKE PART IN EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM

On December 1, 2013, The Leader-Herald ran a story on The Learning Project, a new school in Johnstown, NY. Senior Fellow Heather Buskirk is credited for helping to get this innovative,…

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12/10/2013

SCHOOL GARDEN SPEARHEADED BY SNODGRASS FEATURED ON BLOOMBERG RADIO

2010 Teaching Fellow Helen Snodgrass is the driving force behind the school garden at YES Prep North Forest. Started to bring to life the concepts she teaches in her biology…

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