We propose examining this part of the charge by trying to focus our work on two related areas, student transitions and school structures. School structures recommendations focus primarily on the institutional changes that might need to occur. Student transitions recommendations focus mainly on ways to improve students’ success in transitioning from secondary to post-secondary education.
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.