Noyce Math Teacher Fellow, Kate Grayeb, is a state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Kate works at University High School for Hartford Public Schools where she is the Math Department Chair, math coach, and GSA advisor. Check out the announcement on the CSDE website.
On Saturday, March 19, the Connecticut Noyce Math Teacher Leader Program held a kickoff event at the Connecticut Association of Schools in Cheshire, Connecticut. The event featured remarks by Charlene Russell-Tucker, Connecticut’s Education Commissioner; Neag School Dean Jason G. Irizarry; and Steve Leinwend, math education change agent. The MTL project team, the, inaugural cohort of 20 MTL Fellows, along with principals and superintendents from Fellows’ Alliance school districts. Check out photos from the kickoff on the Neag School of Education’s Facebook page.
A New Britain High math teacher has been accepted into a prestigious state leadership program that provides professional training in an effort to advance mathematics education. Learn more in the New Britain Herald.
Three New Haven teachers were chosen for the Noyce Math Teacher Leader Program, a five-year professional learning and service program intended to expand Connecticut’s capacity to advance more equitable mathematics education, according to the school district. Check out the story in the New Haven Patch.
Thanks to $1.5 million in federal funding from the National Science Foundation, plus another $250,000 in support supplied by private donors, researchers at UConn’s Neag School of Education and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as the Connecticut State Department of Education, are now forging a path to ensure that students receive high-quality instruction in math. Read more.