Thursday, May 15, 2003
Universitys NASA MASTAP Continuing Education Teaching
Resource Center Summer Program Kicks Off on May 17; Program
Runs May 19-June 27, Targets Philadelphia-Area In-Service
University, PA (www.lincoln.edu)As part of its
continuing mission to expand the number of teachers specializing
in mathematics and science, Lincoln Universitys
Continuing Education Teaching Resource Center (CETRC)
will kick off its summer program for Philadelphia-area,
in-service instructors on May 17 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
at the Universitys Center for Graduate and Continuing
Education at 3020 Market Street in Philadelphia.
CERTC summer program will run May 19 through June 27,
Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. and will be
conducted at the Center for Graduate and Continuing Education.
CERTC is part of Lincolns NASA (National Aeronautics
and Space Administration) MASTAP (Mathematics and Science
Teacher Partnership Program) and a three-year grant the
University received from the NASA Goddard Space Flight
Center to train teachers to utilize NASAs educational
materials and research in their K12 classrooms. Dr. Richard
ODaniel is the principal investigator for Lincolns
NASA MASTAP program, and director of the Universitys
Center Graduate and Continuing Education. Dr. Cora Turpin,
director of Lincolns NASA MASTAP CERTC, said the
summer program provides Philadelphia-area, in-service
teachers with the undergraduate pre-course work they need
for graduate study and state teacher certification.
CERTC summer program course schedule will include Linear
Algebra, Calculus I, College Geometry, Real Analysis I,
General Biology I and Environmental Science. Enrollment
is limited to teachers who qualify for advanced graduate
work. For more information on Lincolns NASA MASTAP
CERTC program, or how to register, please contact Dr.
Turpin at (215) 590-8228 (firstname.lastname@example.org.),
or Nancy Ryons-Jenkins, associate director of Admissions
at (215) 590-8239 (email@example.com)
Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is the nations
first Historically Black University and combines the best
elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate
core curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet
the needs of students living in a highly technological
and global society. Lincoln recently kicked off its yearlong
celebration of its Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary)
with a special ceremony and Honors Convocation. The celebration
of Lincolns 150th anniversary will continue through
May 2004 with an array of campus and external events,
activities, an announcements.