Second Annual CUNY Teacher Academy at CSI Conference Scheduled for May 7

The CUNY Teacher Academy at the College of Staten Island will host its second annual conference on Wednesday, May 7 in the College’s Center for the Arts from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. This year’s theme is “Continuing to Build the Bridge from Middle School to High School to College in Mathematics and Science” and the keynote speaker will be Dr. Judith E. Jacobs, Professor of Mathematics at California State Polytechnic, Pomona and Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Jacobs’s address will be entitled, “Using Technology to Develop Mathematical Ideas.”

Other presenters at the conference will include CUNY Teacher Academy students and host school collaborating teachers. Presentations will include classroom lessons on the Pythagorean Theorem, Logical Reasoning, Systems of Equations, Factoring Trinomials, Histograms, Estimation of Surface Area, Interactive Frog Dissection to Identify Internal Organs, Relative Humidity, Evaluating Exponential Expressions, and SOH-CAH-TOA (Trigonometry).

This conference will be of interest to faculty and administrators involved in the education of students in mathematics and science in the middle schools, high schools, the College of Staten Island, and CUNY. It will also be useful for current and newly accepted students in the CUNY Teacher Academy at CSI, as well as CSI students who are majoring in mathematics, biology, chemistry, or physics and who are interested in teaching.

The deadline for registration is Thursday, May 1. To register for this conference contact the CUNY Teacher Academy at CSI at

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