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5/19/2015

Related Link: Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in Mathematics Awards

The Illinois Council for the Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) recently selected Dr. Peter Braunfeld for the Distinguished Life Achievement in Mathematics Award!

The ICTM Distinguished Life Achievement Awards date back to 1963. Awardees are recognized for "distinguished and honorable service and for significant contributions to the field of education in Illinois." The award will be presented at the ICTM annual meeting in Tinley Park, IL on Friday, October 23, 2015.

4/28/2015

Related Link: Project Lead The Way in Illinois - Reflections and Updates on a Decade of PLTW K-12 STEM across Illinois

For our final MSTE Friday Lunch of the semester, Brenda Pacey will be joining us on May 1st to discuss “Project Lead The Way in Illinois - Reflections and Updates on a Decade of PLTW K-12 STEM across Illinois.” 

From the speaker: Brenda Pacey, University of Illinois Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Affiliate Director, provides brief history of the growth of PLTW high school, middle school, elementary STEM curriculum program implementations across the state - from 12 high schools in 2004-05 to over 200 K-12 schools and 35,000 students in 2014-15. Join us for reflections and observations about the impact of PLTW STEM participation on students.

When: Friday, May 1, 2015 from noon-1pm

Where: Classroom 201, 505 E Green Street, Champaign, IL 61820

All are welcome, but please RSVP via the MSTE Friday Lunch website

4/23/2015

Related Link: Congratulations to iSEE Certified Green Office Program Winners!

In Fall 2014 twenty-four university offices signed up to participate in the University of Illinois 2014-15 Certified Green Office Program. On Earth Day, April 22, 2015, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) announced its first-ever Certified Green Program honorees. 

You can read the full news release on the iSEE website. (Spoiler alert: The MSTE Office completed 13 of the extra committements and received a Silver Certified Green Office designation!)

If your office is interested in signing up for the 2015-16 program, visit the Certified Green Office Porgram website.

 

 

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