CVU grad earns Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowship

Aug-2-E-Knowles-Foundation-Fellowship-copyCarly Brown, a June 2014 graduate of Champlain College’s Teacher Apprenticeship Program (TAP), has received the 2014 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Teaching Fellowship. She was selected from a pool of more than 180 applicants, and is one of 32 exceptionally talented, early career science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) teachers to be awarded a fellowship.
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) seeks to improve STEM education by building a stable, sustainable cadre of networked leading teachers who are trained and supported as leaders from the beginning of their careers. The KSTF Teaching Fellows Program offers stipends, funds for professional development, grants for teaching materials, and opportunities for leadership development and mentoring for early career STEM teachers through a comprehensive five-year Fellowship.
Brown has committed to teaching science to high school students in the United States and this fall she will begin her first year of teaching at Craftsbury Academy, in Craftsbury.
Brown graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School in 2007. She earned a secondary science teaching certificate through the Teacher Apprenticeship Program at Champlain College. Additionally, she earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Master of Science in plant biology from the University of Vermont.
Applications for 2015 KSTF Teaching Fellowships are now being accepted. Details about the application process can be found at www.kstf.org/apply.