Presentation on theme: "Elementary STEM Certification Elissa Hozore, Project Manager Elizabeth Neal, Project Director Maryland State Department of Education."— Presentation transcript:
Elementary STEM Certification Elissa Hozore, Project Manager Elizabeth Neal, Project Director Maryland State Department of Education
Setting the Stage for Change… Governor’s STEM Task Force emphasized PreK-20 STEM education Vision of then State Superintendent, Dr. Nancy Grasmick to create an integrated STEM “Certification” – Capacity building through consortium networks – Strong Technical Assistance Model for program development
Maryland’s Race to the Top award accelerated implementation of STEM initiatives Develop STEM standards (PreK-12), curricula, resources, and assessments Professional development for teachers Develop approved programs for teacher preparation in Secondary and Elementary STEM
Notre Dame of Maryland University Salisbury University Hood College Frostburg State University University of Maryland, College Park Washington College Johns Hopkins University Elementary STEM Network
Approved Elementary STEM Programs Maryland STEM Standards of Practice CourseworkClinical and Field Experiences Professional Development & Resources Key Program Assessments ACEI Standards
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Contact Information Elissa Hozore Elementary STEM Certification Program Manager 410-767-0388 email@example.com Liz Neal Program Approval Specialist 410-767-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org