Presentation on theme: "NAAS/NAS Joint Policy Collaboration 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting San Francisco, CAFeb. 17, 2007 The Economy and Education: Shall the Twain Ever Meet? A Panel."— Presentation transcript:
NAAS/NAS Joint Policy Collaboration 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting San Francisco, CAFeb. 17, 2007 The Economy and Education: Shall the Twain Ever Meet? A Panel Discussion Daryl E. Chubin, Ph.D., Director AAAS Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NAAS/NAS Panel – Feb. 17, 2007 2 AAAS Capacity Center at a Glance Origin: Established as a science & engineering human resource development consulting service August 2004 with 3-year, $400K grant from Sloan Foundation to AAAS (www.aaascapacity.org)www.aaascapacity.org Mission: Through nationally-calibrated research & technical assistance in examining programs & outcomes, foster institutional capacity to... recruit, enroll, & support STEM students diversify the faculty change programs, structures, & attitudes Clients/Sponsors: Institutions of higher education, corporations, federal agencies, & non-profits (e.g., Harvard, HP, LSU, NSF, Washington, NACME, CONNvene)... focus on research, education, and institutional climate
NAAS/NAS Panel – Feb. 17, 2007 3 Three Recent Sources Robert Atkinson, Deep Competitiveness, Issues in Science and Technology, Winter 2007, pp. 69-75. Dennis M. Bartels, The Democratization of Scientific Knowledge, Education Week, Feb. 7, 2007, p. 26. Paul E. Lingenfelter, How Should States Respond to A Test of Leadership [Spellings Commission Report]? Change, January/February 2007, pp. 13-16.