News and Events
Below, you can see all the ASCN news items and announcements that have been released starting with the most recent. Institutions, organizations, and individuals can post an announcement.
Posted: Apr 13 2021
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Posted: May 14 2021
The University of Georgia (UGA) DeLTA Project (https://seercenter.uga.edu/research/current-projects/delta-project/) and Center for Teaching and Learning (https://ctl.uga.edu) are accepting applications for a Senior Coordinator of Departmental Practices in STEM Undergraduate Education. The Senior Coordinator will develop responsive resources to support new policies and practices related to the formative and summative evaluation of teaching at the department level.
Posted: Apr 27 2021
Please join us on June 24-25, 2021 for a different type of virtual conference experience. Bring a team and collaborate with others to address three wicked problems in STEM teacher preparation.
Posted: Apr 13 2021
ASCN and SEISMIC are co-hosting a panel on "Building Structural Equity: National Networks' Role in Promoting Justice." The purpose of this panel is to provide an opportunity for SEISMIC and ASCN members, particularly those in leadership roles, to learn from other national networks about how organizations themselves can promote justice.
Posted: Mar 19 2021
Are you interested in authoring or contributing a summary of a change theory? Contact Working Group 1 (Tessa Andrews firstname.lastname@example.org or Daniel Reinholz email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org).
Posted: Jan 8 2021
Join us for a conversation about the Departmental Action Team (DAT) Model, which utilizes facilitated teams to promote positive and sustained change in higher education. The presenters have co-facilitated 10+ DATs and are investigating the short and long-term impacts of the DAT model.
Posted: Jul 28 2020
The Science Education Associate advances SERC work in addressing equity and enhancing the quality of STEM teaching and learning by pursuing funding opportunities, conducting and collaborating on externally funded education improvement projects, and disseminating the results to a broad community. This person will work as a self-directed member of the SERC staff with priorities determined by the SERC leadership team and project principal investigators of partner projects across multiple other institutions. This position is offices in Northfield, Minnesota. This is a full-time regular grant funded position. Desired Start Date: September 1, 2020
Posted: Jul 28 2020
The Content Specialist works as part of the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) web team at Carleton College to support projects fostering STEM learning, and to develop and deploy professional development programming, develop new and improve existing websites, and assist in education research and evaluation projects lead by people at SERC and partner institutions. This is a regular full-time grant funded position.
Desired Start Date: September 1, 2020.
Posted: Apr 6 2020
Application deadline extended to April 15:
The University of California, Los Angeles is seeking an individual to lead a campus unit that serves all 13 departments in the Life and Physical Sciences Divisions. The unit's mission is to support a collaborative community of instructors committed to teaching excellence. In the five years since its inception, CEILS has become a national leader in innovative science pedagogy and in approaches to increase the inclusivity of science education.
Posted: Mar 31 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted undergraduate instruction, forcing institutions to take their content online. In response, the Aspire National Change team will be offering two new workshops that are designed to help faculty, instructional staff, Teaching Assistants (TAs)/Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs), and support staff effectively transition to online learning environments, while maintaining a focus on inclusive and equitable practices. The workshops may be taken together as a series, or individually.