Posts tagged ‘STEM’

Dr. Blouch Selected to Serve on State Leadership Team

Dr. Kathleen Blouch, adjunct instructor in education, was selected to serve on PennSEL, The PA Science Education Leadership Network Team. The team supports strategic and equitable advances to the PA science education system and implements evidence-based science leadership and teaching practices that lead to meaningful and effective science experiences for teachers and students.

Dr. Blouch Selected for STEMEd Innovators Fellowship

Dr. Kathleen Blouch, STEM curriculum and partnership coordinator, was selected to participate in the STEMEd Innovators Fellowship 2021. The goal is to empower STEM educators to create empathetic, anti-racist, culturally responsive classrooms through iterative innovation. The international cohort’s synchronous and asynchronous professional development is designed to build democratic STEM classrooms focused on Student Voice, Shared and Transformational Authority, and Critical STEM Literacy.

LVC Faculty Attend STEM Event at Governor’s Residence

Dr. Stephanie Blanda, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, Dr. Ashley McFalls, assistant professor of neuroscience, Dr. Liz Sterner, assistant professor of chemistry, and Dr. Jenna Marx, assistant professor of psychology, attended an event at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Mansion to honor Women in STEM Oct. 17. The event was sponsored by the STEM-UP Network, whose goal is to “deliver strategies, relationships, and a strong community to women so they can flourish, prosper, and advance personally and in their STEM careers.”

Jeff Remington Named STEM Ambassador

Jeff Remington, an adjunct with the College’s STEM master’s program and Education Department for more than two decades, was recently named a STEM Ambassador by the National Science Teachers Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Ten ambassadors are selected to develop the necessary skills to communicate effectively Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education to stakeholders. Ambassadors are selected from among teacher leaders who have received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which Remington was awarded in 2002. He also received LVC’s prestigious Nevelyn J. Knisley Award in 2003.

STEM Adjunct Named National Science Ambassador

Jeff Remington, a longtime adjunct instructor in the Master of Science in STEM Education Program, was chosen as a 2017 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Teacher Ambassador for the National Science Teachers Association and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Remington, also a longtime life sciences teacher at Palmyra Area Middle School, was just one of 10 teachers nationally to be selected for this honor, which requires nominees to have previously received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching from the White House. Remington received the Presidential Award in 2002.