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STEM Mentoring and Education Programs

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures connects STEM-focused high school girls to dynamic, motivated female mentors during a year-long virtual science education program. Participants gain access to innovative programming focused on developing essential 21st century skills and become part of a strong network of female STEM leaders from around the world! Accepted students and mentors receive free membership to the New York Academy of Sciences!

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The Junior Academy

The Junior Academy

The Junior Academy introduces exceptional students to an online community where they gain access to best-in-class STEM resources and work together to solve real-world problems. STEM professionals mentor student teams during 60-day innovation challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world and have multiple challenges a year to choose from. Accepted students and mentors receive free membership to the New York Academy of Sciences!

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Scientist-in-Residence participants

Scientist-in-Residence

The Scientist-in-Residence program matches scientists with NYC public school teachers to bring scientific inquiry to life in the classroom. By combining their content and pedagogical expertise, each scientist-teacher pair will develop and implement a year-long project that prepares students to engage in authentic research and spark their interest in STEM learning.

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Afterschool STEM Mentoring

Afterschool STEM Mentoring

The Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program recruits undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs and STEM professionals to mentor elementary and middle school students at afterschool sites around NYC. Participating Mentors receive training on facilitating one of our hands-on courses, and work with a site staff partner to implement weekly sessions.

Note: ASMP will be virtual until Fall 2021!

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Professional Development for K-12 STEM Educators

Professional Development for K-12 STEM Educators

The Global STEM Alliance now offers online and in-person professional development for K-12 educators. Training is available for both individual educators and for groups, all created in alignment with research-based principles and STEM teaching best practices.

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STEM Certification Program

STEM Certification Program

In today's global information- and technology-driven economy, successful individuals must be both STEM literate and equipped with 21st-century skills.  The STEM Certification Program addresses this need by reviewing and certifying materials aligned with our STEM Education Framework.

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Global STEM Alliance Summit

Global STEM Alliance Summit

The New York Academy Sciences’ Annual Global STEM Alliance (GSA) Summit, is a two-day event dedicated to building a global community of STEM leaders. The event brings together students and mentors from the GSA programs from countries across the globe.

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Virtual STEM Camps

Virtual STEM Camps

Stuck at home? Immerse yourself in the exciting world of science through our two-week virtual STEM Camps! Taught by real scientists and experts, this unique experience will expose students to cutting edge science research while encouraging them to think outside of the box.

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