2011-News Archive


November 2011

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U MASS Dartmouth Alumni Scholars Present at North East Regional Noyce Conference

Four alumni Noyce scholars presented at the inaugural North East Regional Noyce Conference in Philadelphia. James Knuuttila, Kate McDermott, Michelle Pounds, and Jordan Valois shared their experiences as first-year teachers.

Read the complete article here.

October 2011

New Article on Recruiting Secondary Science Teachers

Julie Luft, Noyce PI from Arizona State, and her colleagues, S. Wong and S. Semken, highlight the importance of recruiting science educators. They suggest a comprehensive and strategic approach to recruitment and examine related research.
Rethinking Recruitment: The Comprehensive and Strategic Recruitment of Secondary Science Teachers in Journal of Science Teacher Education, Vol. 22, Number 5, 459-474, DOI: 10.1007/s10972-011-9243-2

August 2011

AAAS News Release – Making A Difference Where It’s Needed Most [10 August 2011]

After spending their first year as math teachers in high-needs schools, a group of former Noyce scholars shared their stories at the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program annual meeting.

News Release

June 2011

University of Toledo Scholar Featured on Noyce Video

Lisa Jones-Gast discusses her reasons for joining the UT3 Noyce program at the University of Toledo and the benefits of participation. She received her licensure in mathematics in 2009 and is now teaching Algebra at Libbey High School in Toledo. Dr. Charlene Czerniak is the PI for the UT3 Noyce program.

Watch the video.

April 2011

Noyce Scholars at California State Long Beach Share Their Experiences in Podcast

Margarita Velasco and Lanie Galima talk about the Noyce program, their love of science, and life in the classroom in a interview/pod cast on “Science & the CSU,” a blog produced by the California State System. Margarita and Lanie are part of the Noyce program at CSU Long Beach, headed by Laura Henriques.

Listen to Margarita and Lanie in the “Science & the CSU” podcast.

February 2011

Scholarship Helps Shape Future of Arizona Science Education

The Arizona State University (ASU) STARR Noyce Scholars come from diverse backgrounds and all parts of the student spectrum. They are professionals looking for a career change, students who have always wanted to be science teachers, people interested in giving back by teaching science in underserved communities. Read about these undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU.

Read article from the ASU News.