The College of Education in collaboration with Steppingtone Scholars Inc., received a $1.1 million grant to incorporate a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) out-of-school time (OST) program to students at Paul L. Dunbar and Tanner G. Duckrey Schools. The 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant will focus on building college preparatory academics and enrichment to the underserved K-8 schools.
Shondricka Burrell, who is pursuing a PhD in education with a concentration in science education, is one of the most recent recipients of the CADRE Fellowship through the National Science Foundation. CADRE, which stands for the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education, is a fellowship that works to build the capacity of students and early career professionals as they begin to pursue careers in STEM education research
The Intergenerational Center in the College of Education at Temple University received grants of more than $600,000 through a City of Philadelphia program.
At Temple University, the Temple Teacher Residency (TTR) provides tuition awards and stipends to students in the university’s intensive one-year MEd program, which prepares veterans and others who have STEM undergraduate degrees to become middle school STEM teachers. Although the residency is open to all students with an undergraduate degree in science or math, each of the program’s three cohorts has included one veteran as a result of active recruitment by Temple through Troops to Teachers.
Nearly 500 7th graders visited Temple's Main Campus to explore Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Dobbins, Randolph, and Mastbaum CTE High Schools in the School District of Philadelphia.
As community partnerships continue to expand throughout the Philadelphia area, Dr. Meghan Raisch, the Educational Engagement Specialist at Temple University, is working closely with the Norris Afterschool Program to help provide resources to local children, such as meals and academic support.