STEM: For High School Students
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For Prospective Teachers

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For Practicing Teachers

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For High School Students

Project SEED

Project SEED provides fellowships to economically disadvantaged high school juniors or seniors, who exhibit high achievement and passion for science, to participate in summer research at an academic laboratory. Project SEED is an enrichment program sponsored jointly by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and local industry that provides underprivileged high school juniors and seniors, with the opportunity to perform guided chemistry research in an academic laboratory.
For further information, please contact Professor Danielle Jacobs at djacobs@rider.edu or 609-895-5667. 

Summer STEM Teacher Academy

Rider’s STEM Teacher Academy increases awareness of the value and rewards of a teaching career in STEM.  Through funding from Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Foundation and Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Academy engages rising juniors and senior in high school interested in STEM teaching in exciting science and math activities that center on the teaching of ecological principles. 
For further information, please contact Professor Peter Hester at phester@rider.edu or Professor Suzanne Carbonaro at scarbonaro@rider.edu.  

Environmental Sustainability Symposium for High School Students - April 30, 2015

Rider University will collaborate with the New Jersey School Boards Association to host a daylong Environmental Sustainability Symposium for High School Students to increase these individuals’ awareness of environmental issues and help them appreciate the role that sustainability can play in their college education and in future careers.  The Symposium will offer a series of workshops to students as well as school representatives on topics such as climate change, conservation, global warming, sustainable business models, and urban environmental initiatives.  Rider faculty and external presenters will lead the workshops for students, while the New Jersey School Boards Association will educate school board members and other school representatives on the intersection between sustainability and long-term cost savings for school districts. 
For further information, please contact Melissa Greenberg, megreenberg@rider.edu /  609-896-5000, Ext. 7559.