Marietta City Schools Press Release: MCS EdTech STEM Session

Features Dr. Steve Miller – Guest Keynoter, Oct. 8 10/08/13 (Marietta, GA) – Over 600 Marietta City Schools (MCS) teachers and school administrators will gather at the Marietta Performing Arts Center, Tuesday, Oct. 8, to hear Dr. Steve Miller’s keynote presentation: A New Science of Learning – Strengthening Essential Skills for Classroom & Career Success. […]

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STEM Central Goes Live

New Site Connects Educators to the Best STEM Resources on the Web Combining Social Tools With User-Generated Links To Create a Storehouse of Reliable Resources That Are “Reviewed, Rated, and Ready-to-Use”10/07/13 (San Diego, CA) – Today Sally Ride Science announced the launch of STEM Central™, a free web resource for educators and students interested in […]

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Houston girls to get inside look at exciting science, math, engineering and technology fields at Sally Ride Science Festival presented by ExxonMobil

More than one thousand middle school girls, parents, educators to attend Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University in effort to ignite interest in STEM studies, careers 10/03/13 (Houston, TX) – Middle school girls from across the Houston area will be attending the Sally Ride Science Festival presented by ExxonMobil at Rice University on Saturday, […]

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Sally Ride Science CEO to Present at 2013 STEM Council Meeting in Washington D.C.

Sheryle Bolton joins industry leaders from Cisco, Accenture, AAUW, and STEMconnector in panel on “Best Practices in STEM Skills”09/23/13 (Washington, D.C.) – On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton will join other business and policy leaders for the 2013 STEM Council Meeting in Washington D.C., where they will discuss and present […]

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Sally Ride Science and Northrop Grumman Foundation Partner to Ignite Student Interest In STEM

One-day training in Colorado Springs to help equip educators to boost science teaching and student achievement 09/17/13 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person training to educators at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, CO, on Saturday, September 21, 2013. This professional development event—called Ignite Student Interest in STEM—will […]

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Sally Ride Science Teacher in Residence & Former Einstein Fellow to Speak at Triangle Coalition

Washington D.C. Event to Encourage Investment in STEM Education 09/12/13 (San Diego, CA) – Leesa Hubbard, a Sally Ride Science Teacher-in-Residence, will be a keynote speaker at the 13th Annual STEM Education Conference hosted by the Triangle Coalition for STEM Education in Washington D.C., September 11-13. A teacher in Wilson County, Tennessee, Ms. Hubbard provides […]

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Next Generation Science Standards Unanimously Approved in California; Sally Ride Science CEO Key Presenter at Board Meeting

Sheryle Bolton urges State Board of Education to adopt new standards, offering “more explicit connections between learning in a classroom and what lies beyond school” 09/09/13 (Sacramento) – On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the California State Board of Education unanimously approved adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools, as recommended by […]

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Sally Ride Science Launches Online Professional Development Program to Build Student Interest in STEM Careers

Online Academy Program Brings Successes of Sally Ride Science Training to Educators Across the United States 08/14/13 (San Diego, CA) – Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of a new online academy designed to provide professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to educators across the United States. Building on its popular […]

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President Obama Names Sally Ride a Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

America’s first woman in space hailed as a “role model to generations of young women” and passionate advocate of science education. 08/09/13 (San Diego, CA) – The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced yesterday that President Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, […]

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President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

2013 Marks 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Establishment of the Presidential Medal of Freedom 08/08/13 By Office of the Press Secretary, The White House (Washington) – Today, President Barack Obama named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have […]

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