We Teach Science Foundation is at an exciting inflection point in its growth as it moves into the next chapter of its organizational evolution, to begin scaling and growing its programs nationally. In addition to providing programming in the San Francisco Bay Area, WTS has one expansion office in Texas. With a smart, new programmatic … Continue reading Job opening – Development Director
Cisco recently highlighted We Teach Science’s Remote Tutoring and Mentoring Program in their CSR Blog: Click here to learn how busy, in-demand STEM professionals are able to use the power of technology to volunteer with We Teach Science – from across the country! We Teach Science is pleased to continue to partner with Cisco to … Continue reading Remote Tutoring & Mentoring – Using Technology to Help Busy STEM Professionals Volunteer
We Teach Science is seeking a Development Associate to assist in the fundraising department. A full job description and how to apply can be found here.
I met Michael during the 2016/17 holiday season – he is a sailing instructor based in the British Virgin Islands (website) and was also part of the crew in the 1983 America’s Cup! Over the few days we had together, Michael noted that many airline pilots take up sailing and speak about the similarities between flying … Continue reading Guest Blog Series: The Physics of Sailing by Michael Domican
With 2016 coming to a close, we look back to our evolution since the program started in 2009: 2008 WTS Formed 2009 First RTM class of 22 students (Pacifica) 2010 Transition from after-school to in-school 2011 NVIDIA invests in expansion to San Jose 2012 AT&T selects WTS for e-mentoring services … Continue reading We Teach Science Strategic Initiatives for 2017-20
600,000 student across the globe were administered the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIIMSS). The average math score of US fourth-graders put them behind students in 10 systems: Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Russia, Northern Ireland and Ireland, Norway, and the Flemish portion of Belgium. We Teach Science’s mission is to inspire students to … Continue reading US students continue to lag peers on international math and science exam
It’s no doubt that in our digitally saturated generation, many relationships are built, and maintained, online. More than 92% of teens (ages 13-17) report going online every day to communicate with their friends and family, and 56% of them go online several times a day. It’s online where they are accustomed to building relationships and receiving information. … Continue reading Mentoring Goes Virtual, Dreams Become Reality
We are looking for an experienced Director of Operations. This role will serve as our Operations Lead, developing and implementing organizational strategies, policies and practices, and overseeing the build-out of company systems to support growth and increased operational excellence. Our Remote Tutoring and Mentoring (RTM) program connects middle and high school students with Science, Technology, … Continue reading WTS Jobs: Director of Operations
North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: Thursday, September 22, 2016. In seven years, North Texas Giving Day has pumped over $119 million into the North Texas community! Communities Foundation of … Continue reading North Texas Giving Day: September 22nd!
“The secret to cultivating strong youth and adult relationships is recognizing that youth are not just problems to be fixed but instead solutions to be cultivated.” Mae Thompson We Teach Science believes that it is important to approach youth development from a strength-based view point. When approaching work with youth, we encourage our mentors to focus their … Continue reading Cultivating Student and Adult Relations – You got a friend in me!