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Project BEST: Bilingual Educators in Science Technology


Ressource publié par Adelphi University

Créé le : 19 déc. 2011

Description des ressources

A joint partnership with Adelphi University, and the Westbury and Roosevelt School Districts, Project BEST is a New York State Race to the Top funded grant program that prepares qualified bilingual candidates for a fulfilling career in science education through clinically rich study and practice.

The U.S. Department of Education Awards Race to the Top money to programs "that are leading the way with ambitious yet achievable plans for implementing coherent, compelling, and comprehensive education reform."

Project BEST is a residency program that provides intensive and in-depth teacher education. Other benefits include:

  • $10,000 tuition stipend and $30,000 living allowance while earning an M.A. in Science Education, with initial New York State certification (grades 7-12) in a science discipline (biology, earth science, physics, or chemistry) and a bilingual extension
  • Mentorship by highly qualified teachers and university faculty through a one-year full-time teaching residency
  • Involvement with the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)

Students must be bilingual in Spanish or Haitian Creole, hold a bachelor's degree with a strong science background, and commit to teaching in a high-needs district after program completion.

Comment obtenir

For more information contact Tracy Hogan at 516.877.4019 or hogan@adelphi.edu.

Interested students must apply for admission to Adelphi University.