GlassLab Games Named as Partner in 100Kin10, National Network to Grow STEM Teaching Force

GlassLab commits to advancing goal of recruiting, preparing, and retaining 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, January 22, 2015100Kin10, a multi-sector network fueling the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers by providing America’s classrooms with 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, today announced that GlassLab Games has been accepted as a partner.

“We are so thrilled to become part of the 100Kin10 network and look forward to working with partners to innovate STEM education by 2021,” said GlassLab Executive Director, Jessica Lindl.

As part of 100Kin10, GlassLab will by 2019, provide all incoming STEM teachers free access to STEM performance-based formative assessments and professional development. Of the approximately 150,000 teachers entering the field, we aim to reach 75,000 by 2020.

More and better-trained STEM teachers are essential to preparing America’s students to fully participate in our democracy and to understand and respond to complex national and global challenges. To compete in the global marketplace and provide opportunity to all young Americans, all students—not just those fortunate enough to attend certain schools—must have basic STEM skills and knowledge. GlassLab is one of the 236 best-in-class 100Kin10 partners that has designed and taken on a specific piece of work to help achieve the goal of 100,000 excellent STEM teachers.

Organizations are accepted as 100Kin10 partners following a rigorous vetting process conducted by a team of partner and other experts in education and in STEM. Reviewers seek organizations with strong leadership, a track record of success at implementation, and a well-designed and innovative commitment to action toward expanding, improving, and retaining the best of the nation’s STEM teaching force, or building the 100Kin10 movement.

A complete list of partners—with new partners highlighted—appears below and is also available on the 100Kin10 website.

To support partners in fulfilling their ambitious commitments and working together to spark innovation, 100Kin10 offers access to exclusive opportunities that build capacity, enable collaboration and shared learning to find new solutions and solve joint challenges, and facilitate funding and access to resources. For example:

• Over 95% of partners shared data about their STEM teaching work—including programmatic priorities, components, and outcomes—in response to a network-wide survey, part of 100Kin10’s growing body of research and learning;

• Thirty partners took part in 100Kin10’s first foray into partner-driven collective action, co-investing in a teacher recruitment campaign that reached over 50 million on social media;

• More than 115 partners have received grants in support of their programmatic work, totaling over $53 million through 130+ awards; and

• More than 50 partners applied for and have been awarded over $200,000 in small grants that enable in-person meeting and collaboration to advance their 100Kin10 commitments.

About GlassLab
GlassLab has a proven track record for improving learning for young people by creating and enabling high-impact games that make learning visible.

About 100Kin10
100Kin10 is a multi-sector network that responds to the national imperative to train and retain 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021.

Academy for Urban School Leadership • The Achievement Network • Agile Mind • The Algebra Project, Inc. • American Association of Physics Teachers • American Chemical Society • American Federation of Teachers • American Modeling Teachers Association • American Museum of Natural History • Amgen Biotech Experience Program Office @ Education Development Center, Inc. • Amgen Foundation (F) • Arizona Science CenterArizona Science Teachers Association • Jeffrey H and Shari L Aronson Family Foundation (F) • Ashoka Changemakers* • Aspire Teacher Residency • AT&T (F) • Baltimore City Public Schools • Bank Street College of Education • Bay Area Discovery Museum • S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (F) • BetterLesson • Boettcher Teacher Residency • Boston College • The Boston Foundation (F) • Boston Teacher Residency • Boston University, College of Engineering • Breakthrough Collaborative • The Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT • BSCS (Biological Sciences Curriculum Study) • Business Innovation Factory • CA Technologies (F) • California Science Teachers Association • California State University • California STEM Learning Network • Capital Teaching Residency • Carnegie Corporation of New York (F) • Center for Children and Technology @ Education Development Center, Inc • Center For High Impact Philanthropy • Center for the Future of Arizona–Move On When Ready • Center for Mathematics Education at the University of Maryland, College Park • Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Northern Arizona UniversityChabot Space and Science Center • Change the Equation • Charles A. Dana Center • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools • Chattanooga-Hamilton County Public Education Foundation • Chevron (F) • Citizen Schools • Clinton Global Initiative • Colorado Education Initiative • Colorado School of Mines/University of Northern Colorado STEM Teacher Preparation Program • Community Resources for Science • DC Public Schools • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (F) • Denver Teacher Residency • Digital Promise • Discovery Cube Orange County • • The Dow Chemical Company (F) • Drexel University School of Education • DSST Public Schools • E3 Alliance • Educate Texas • Education Pioneers • ElevatED • EnCorps STEM Teachers Program • Erikson Institute • Exploratorium • Florida International University • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation (F) • Fresno Unified School DistrictThe Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (F) • Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, a program of the Gill Foundation (F) • Generation TeachGeorge Washington University Secondary Education • Girl Scouts • GlassLab • GOOD • GOOD/Corps • Google (F) • Gooru • Graduate Programs in Science and Mathematics, Morgan State University • The Greater Texas Foundation (F) • Guilford County Schools • Gulf of Maine Research Institute • Hamilton County Department of Education • Heising-Simons Foundation (F) • The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (F) • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (F) • High Tech High • Hillsborough County Public Schools • IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute • I-STEM Resource Network • IDEA Public Schools • Illustrative Mathematics • Indiana Department of Education • Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education • Intel Corporation • International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) • Internationals Network for Public Schools • Jacksonville Teacher Residency • Jhumki Basu Foundation • JP Morgan Chase (F) • Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development • KIPP Houston • Lawrence Hall of Science • Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh • Lehman College (Research Foundation of The City University of New York) • Leonetti O’Connell Family Foundation (F) • LessonSketch/University of Michigan • Jay and Tammy Levine Foundation (F) • Lockheed-Martin (F) • The Long Beach Educational Partnership • Los Angeles Unified School District • Loyola Marymount University School of Education • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (F)Maricopa County Education Service Agency • Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University • Maryland Business Roundtable for Education • Mass Insight Education • Massachusetts Executive Office of Education • Match Teacher Residency • Math for America • Mathalicious • Mathematical Practice Institute @ EDC, Inc • Merrimack College • Michigan State University • Mills College, School of Education • MIND Research Institute • Montclair State University • Museum of Science and Industry • Mytonomy • National Academy Foundation • National Academy of Sciences • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) • National Association for Research in Science Teaching • National Center for STEM Elementary Education at St. Catherine University • National Center for Technological Literacy at the Museum of Science, Boston • National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics • National Geographic Education Program • National Math and Science Initiative • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration • National Science Foundation • National Science Teachers Association • National Writing Project • New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning • New Leaders, Inc. • NewSchools Venture Fund (F) • New Teacher Center • New Visions for Public Schools • New York Academy of Sciences • New York City Department of Education • New York Hall of Science • Noble Network of Charter Schools • North Carolina New Schools • Noyce Foundation (F) •NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering • NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development • Office of Colorado State Senator Mike Johnston • Office of U.S. Representative Mike Honda • Overdeck Family Foundation (F) • PhET Interactive Simulations at the University of Colorado Boulder • Philadelphia Education Fund • PhysTEC (led by APS, in partnership with AAPT) • Project Lead the Way • Project Tomorrow • Public Impact • Relay Graduate School of Education • Rider University • • Rodel Foundation of Arizona • The Samberg Family Foundation • Samueli Foundation (F) • San Francisco Teacher Residency • The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (F) • Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities • Science Foundation Arizona – AZ STEM Network • Science Friday Initiative • Sesame Workshop • SRI International • Stanford Teacher Education Program • State of Arkansas • State of Colorado • State of Maryland • TEACH • Teach For America • Teacher Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education • Teacher Quality Retention Program at Thurgood Marshall College Fund • The Teaching Channel • Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM • TeachingWorks • Technology Access Foundation • TED-Ed • Tennessee Department of Education • Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching (UT Austin)• The Texas Tribune • Tiger Woods Learning Center • TNTP • Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers • Torrance Unified School District • The Tortora Sillcox Family Foundation • Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach • Twin Cities Teacher Collaborative • U.S. Department of Education • U.S. Department of Energy • Uncommon Schools • University of Arizona STEM Learning Center • University of California, Berkeley • University of California, Irvine, Cal Teach Science and Mathematics Program • University of California Los Angeles California Teach • University of California, Merced • University of California, San Diego • University of Chicago Urban Education Institute and Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education • University of Colorado Boulder • University of Indianapolis • University of New Hampshire • University of Washington College of Education • University System of Maryland • Urban Teacher Center • Urban Teacher Residency United • USC Rossier School of Education • USNY Regents Research Fund • UTeach – The University of Texas Pan American • The UTeach Institute • Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond Teacher Residency • Washington STEM • WestEd • Western Governors University • WGBH Educational Foundation • WNET • The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation • Xavier University of Louisiana • The Young People’s Project

F – Funding Partner
B – New Partner
* – This Organization’s Commitment Is Completed

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