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Your School Can Become an Academy Member!

K-12 Schools Membership

“I like working with a global team I never met before and getting to know different people and their cultures, while tackling a vital issue.” -Student Participant, The Junior Academy

If you are an accredited educational institution teaching grades 7 through 12 (or equivalent), we invite you to join the Academy through our Global STEM Alliance (GSA)! As a Member School, you can:

  • Sponsor up to 100 faculty/staff for Membership to the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Display the Academy Member School logo on your website and relevant educational materials, and
  • Gain access to GSA programs and resources designed to inspire the next generation of STEM talent.

Mentorship from Real Scientists & Engineers

We recruit STEM professionals, grad students and postdocs from our Membership network to act as mentors and role models for students ages 13-19. Our 1:1 virtual mentoring programs provide participating students with a customized mentor match, and access to moderated online communities of peers and mentors from around the world.

K-12 Schools Membership

Real World Challenges

Accessible to solvers from any location, our innovation challenges engage students in solving some of the most urgent issues facing our planet. The challenges are designed by top researchers and facilitated by our innovative project-based learning platform, Launchpad. And, teachers can design and run their own challenges using our Innovation Curriculum materials.

Resources for Educators

As a Member School, you can sponsor up to 100 individual teachers and staff for complimentary Membership, giving them free access to the Academy’s digital publications, eBriefings and podcasts, as well as discounted registration for Academy webinars & events.

In addition to the above, Member Schools will be recognized on the New York Academy of Sciences website, and may display the Academy Member School logo on their website and relevant educational materials. 

How to Join

To join the Academy, or to learn more about our educational resources, click the link below and complete a short form.

Contact Us

To view list of GSA partners, click here.

K-12 Schools Membership

“The global network of bright, STEMinspired individuals in the Global STEM Alliance is truly powerful and something I am proud to be a part of.” - Student Participant, 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

K-12 Schools Membership