Careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) all require creative thinking and leadership. UKanTeach is designed to fit the unique needs of STEM majors in a way that develops their ability to be leaders in their field. Students who include UKanTeach in their degree path can obtain a teaching certification while earning their STEM degree. Students with UKanTeach coursework are physicians who can effectively communicate with trainees and patients, engineers who can connect with clients and community members, mathematicians who can extend the reach of their department, and of course dynamic classroom teachers in Kansas schools. UKanTeach provides options to promote versatile STEM graduates for today's global landscape
The Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological Research (KBS-CER) is seeking to hire an Education Program Coordinator who will help create and lead a vibrant new program of public education and outreach at the University of Kansas Field Station. The Field Station consists of over 3500 acres in northeastern Kansas and provides infrastructure for field-based research and education as well as a network of nature preserves used for research, public outreach and conservation.