Developing Effective State Policies for Gifted Education
The 2nd edition of NAGC's A Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education is now available in the online Bookstore. This edition is a downloadble PDF for easy navigation throughout the document and with links to the actual policy.
Advertised Summary Job Description: Serves as an instructor for the State Pre College Enrichment Program (S-PREP). S-PREP is a free high school and college preparation program for 7th -12th grade students who are interested in a career in medicine, science or related health professions. The courses will be held on Saturday mornings and afternoons at Columbia University Medical Center. The program will begin on November 14, 2015 and conclude on May 21, 2016. We are seeking High School Teachers to teach the following courses: Algebra, Biology, Biochemistry, Calculus, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Geometry, Pre-Algebra, Physics, Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry. Responsibilities: 1. Plan, teach and prepare materials for classes 2. Evaluate student and group performance 3. Recommend program improvements 4. Perform related duties as required Preferred Experience:
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience, plus three - five years of related experience in specific course subject matter and teaching experience is required. Strong mathematic or science background is required. MA, MS, and PhD is strongly preferred. Teaching secondary school students and educational program development is strongly preferred.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of effective classroom management and instructional techniques. Demonstration of strong content knowledge as it relates to subject matter.
Preferred Qualifications: Strong organizational skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective rapport with students and family. Sensitive to students' abilities and needs.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.