ANNOUNCEMENT! PRNP has been awarded a $1.45 million National Science Foundation collaborative 5-year grant to recruit, prepare and retain STEM Teachers.
Six of our Partner institutions will be involved in this project: Arcadia, Bryn Mawr, Community College of Philadelphia, LaSalle, Saint Joseph’s and Temple. The project aims to bring in 55 new STEM teachers in the next five years with the goal of:
Increasing the number of STEM majors that enter and remain in teaching in high-need schools in the Philadelphia region
Increase the social capital of Noyce program participants at all levels
Increase Noyce teachers’ understanding of Culturally Responsive Teaching practices
Increase Noyce teachers’ knowledge of Education for Sustainability content and pedagogical practices
Please stop by again in September for all the details about this grant as well as information on how to apply. We will be building this page during August 2018 and hope to have it complete by the end of September 2018. Thanks for your patience!
Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle is an Associate Professor of Education at Arcadia University’s School of Education. She is the Director of the Master’s and Certificate programs, and the founding director of the Connected Learning certificate program. Baker-Doyle is the author The Networked Teacher: How New Teacher Build Social Networks for Professional Support (2011), and the forthcoming book, Transformative Teachers: Teacher Learning and Leadership in a Connected World (Harvard Education Press, In Press). She currently editing a book with co-author Dr. Susan Yoon entitled Networked By Design: Interventions for Teacher to Develop Social Capital (Routledge, Forthcoming 2018).