A scientifically informed nation is vital to our country’s future. In recognition of this pressing need, the position of Coordinator of Community Programs in Science at Yale was created by the Provost’s office to encourage and support faculty participation in the University’s outreach efforts.
Pathways to Science is a data-driven approach to helping public school students achieve success in science. Year-round, Yale scientists, students and staff lead classes, demonstrations, tours and tutorials for hundreds of middle and high school students from New Haven and West Haven, Connecticut. Pathways' overarching goal is to inspire students to pursue a science major at a four-year college. The free, voluntary activities involve students directly in hands-on science and help them develop the skills, discipline and curiosity necessary for scientific inquiry. In partnership with the school systems, Pathways tracks each student's attendance and performance from their first Yale science event through college to evaluate and continually improve the programming.
As such, we are ready to support you in any of the following ways:
- Connect you to existing programs and partnerships
- Assist with the design and implementation of new science enrichment programs
- Design and budget outreach and broader impacts components of federally funded grant proposals
- Obtain letters of support for proposed outreach activities
Our goal is to provide a seamless continuum of educational opportunities to enrich students’ lives, prepare them for the next level of education and encourage them to pursue science, technology, engineering and math careers.
Contact us to find out how we can help you partner with existing Yale outreach programs and/or design and implement a science outreach program.
Maria E. Parente
Coordinator of Community Programs in Science
Office of New Haven and State Affairs
433 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: (203) 432-8613
Fax: (203) 432-8622
The New Haven Science Fair Needs Your Help!
We are seeking 150 Faculty and student volunteer judges for the upcoming New Haven Science Fair. This is a wonderful opportunity to witness the science taking place in the New Haven Schools. There are over 250 projects on display ranging from PreK to Grade 12.
Date/Times: Tuesday, May 15: 4:30-8:30pm (new judge tutorial from 4:30 to 5:00pm.)
Wednesday, May 16: 9:00am-1:00pm
*we are seeking people that can commit to both days for consistency.*
Location: University Commons @ Woolsey Hall, Yale University, 168 Grove Street.
To register: http://nhsciencefair.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=57
For additional information about the NH Science Fair: www.nhsciencefair.org