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Read how the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation community is making strides in STEM education.


Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Executive Summary

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) was created by Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles in 1999 to increase the number of high quality high school science and mathematics teachers and ultimately improve math and science education in the United States. Read More


KSTF Teaching Fellowships

The foundation’s signature program, KSTF Teaching Fellowships, awards fellowships to beginning high school science and mathematics teachers. The five-year program is designed to develop these new teachers into expert instructors and teacher leaders. Read More


Six KSTF Teachers Awarded National Board Certification

Six KSTF Teaching Fellowship alumni have earned certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). These early-career educators teach science and math in high schools in California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Washington. Read More


KSTF Accepting Applications for 2013 Teaching Fellowships

KSTF is now accepting applications for its 2013 Teaching Fellowships. Valued at up to $175,000 and renewable for up to five years, the Fellowships are awarded to new teachers committed to teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in U.S. high schools. Read More


KSTF Names 34 New Teaching Fellows in 19 States

KSTF has named 34 beginning high school teachers of biology, physical science and math to its 2012 cohort of Teaching Fellows. Fellowships were awarded to a diverse group of early-career teachers, including recent graduates from Harvard, MIT and Stanford. Read More