The Teacher Academy for Mathematics and Science: A CUNY-DOE Undergraduate Initiative to Prepare Exceptional Teachers for NYC Schools
Friday, February 2, 2007
Presented by the Science Education Section
A panel of TA directors and students will present a snapshot of this innovative, undergraduate program that was launched Fall 2006 on 6 CUNY campuses. Students major in either biology, chemistry, earth science or mathematics and pledge to teach in NYC public schools for at least two years after they graduate. Tuition, fees and summer/school year internships are fully reimbursed.
Speakers feature the Directors of the Teacher Academy
Eleanor Miele, Brooklyn
Jim Neujahr, City
Jane Coffee, CSI
Deborah Gardner, Hunter
Susan Plirstok, Lehman
June Kasuga Miller, Queens
Jane Keleher, York College
and students from the inaugural cohort of the Teacher Academy.