Agencies Promoting New Programs for School Teachers


AAAS Project 2061
(produces tools: books, CD-ROMS, and online; organizes workshops,
seminars on scientific topics; provides consulting services for schools)
1333 H Street, N.W., P.O. Box 34446, Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 1-888-737-2061

Also AAAS: Science Linkages in the Community
(preschool science, mathematics, and literature workshops: preschool hands-on activities)
Dir: Patricia Thompson
Tel: 1-800-351-SLIC (7542)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
1703 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
Tel: 800-933-2723, 703-578-9600; Fax: 703-3575-5400

Education Development Center (EDC)
Judith O. Sandler, Irene Kantrov
55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458-1060
Tel: 617-969-5979, 617-630-8439
(additional offices in New York, Washington, California, and Rhode Island)

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Math and ScienceEducation, The Ohio State
U. (wide variety of free publications, CD-ROM's, and professional services; also ten regional "Guidebook(s) toExcellence for Math and Science Education," listing regional Federal resources).
1929 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210-1079
Tel: 800-621-5785; Ref. desk: Tel: 614-292-9734/7784; Fax: 614-292-2066

The Foundation for Bacteria, Arlington, VA
(supports The Virtual Museum of Bacteria and related resources)
President: Dr. Martin J. Blaser
Dept. Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, 550 First Ave., New York, NY 10016
Tel: 212-263-6394; Fax: 212-263-7700

Magnet Schools of America, Directory
(directory lists 900 schools that focus on science, math, and technology)
Exec. Director: Donald Waldrip
P.O. Box 152, The Woodlands, TX 77387
Tel: 281-296-9813; Fax: 281-298-6822

Microbiology Learning Center
(an OhioLINK Instructional Web Site: courses, images, videos,
and more)
Contact: Chris Wolverton
Kent State University, Depts. of Biological Sciences and New
Media Development
Tel: (614) 728-3600x329; Fax: (614) 728-3610

Microscopy Society of America
Caroline Schooley
Tel: 707-964-9460

Microsoft K-12 Education
(online programs for teachers; little microbiology)

National Association of Biology Teachers
Kathy Frame, Director of Education
12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 110, Reston, VA 20191-3409
Tel: (800) 406-0775, (703) 264-9696; Fax: (703) 264-7778

National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics,
Science, and Technology (NCSSSMST)
(58 secondary school members and >100 affiliate members)
Tel: 804-582-1104

National Institute for Science Education (NISE)
U. of Wisconsin, Madison, 1025 Johnson St, Madison, WI 53706
Tel: 608-263-9250; Fax 608-263-7428

National Research Council (NRC)
Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (CSMEE)
2101 Constitution Ave., Washington, DC 20418
Tel: (202) 334-2353

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education
Susan Snyder (K-8);
John Bradley (7-12);
4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22230
Tel: 703-306-1234

National Science Foundation: Educational Systemic Reform
Tel: 703-306-1690; Fax: 306-0456

Urban Systemic Program
21 cities in U.S. have partnerships of universities with boards of education and
a variety of teacher enrichment programs.

Statewide Systemic Initiatives
22 states in U.S. have individual grants totalling up to $10 million over 5 years.

Rural Systemic Initiatives in Science,
There are 7 NSF grants for Mathematics, and Technology.

National Science Resources Center (NSRC)
(operated by National Academies of Science and Engineering, the Institute of
Medicine, and the Smithsonian Institution; provides educational resources, leadership development, outreach activities, and a variety of publications)
955 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W. Suite 8400,Washington, DC 20560-0952
Tel: 202-287-2063; Fax: 202-287-2070

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Exec. Dir: Dr. Gerry Wheeler
Education and Project Director: Bill G. Aldridge
1840 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3000
Tel: 703-312-9254; Fax: 703-243-7177

NJ BISEC: Connections to the World.  Industry-Based Science, Mathematics,
Computer Science and Technology Modules, 1993
Dir: Jane Dee
c/o Stevens Institute of Technology, Physics Dept., Hoboken, NJ 07030
Tel: 201-216-5635; Fax: 201-216-5059

Pittsburgh Regional Center for Science Teachers
(provides a wide variety of services for science teachers)
Dir: Jane Konrad
Tel: 412-648-7315

Science Service: Directory of Science Training Programs
(>300 listings of programs in U.S., by state)
Tel: 202-785-2255

Society of Protozoologists

Teachers Clearinghouse for Science and Society Education
Dir: Irma S. Jarcho
11 West 69th Street, New York, NY 10023
Tel: 212-426-3360; Fax: 212-873-8520

The Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education
(fosters collaboration among leaders in science education, foundations, business,
and government, to improve science education; weekly online informational
Executive Dir: Pat White
1201 New York Ave.N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 800-582-0115; Fax: 301-474-4381

Science and Health Education Reform Partner
Exec. Dir.: Liesl Chatman
U. of California, San Francisco, SEP
P.O. Box 0905, 100 Medical Center Way, San Francisco, CA 94143-0905
Tel: 415-476-0300; Fax: 415-502-4846 (webmaster)