Derek Berger selected as Siemens STARs Fellow!

Last Updated on Mar 19, 2014 at 8:57pm |


 
Derek Berger, a teacher at Northern and the current Garrett County Teacher of the Year, was recently selected as a Siemens STARs Fellow and thus will participate in the 2014 Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in July 2014. 

As one of 40 educators selected nationwide, Derek will attend a two-week research experience at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), mini-workshops on transitioning research into the classroom, and continuing collaborative opportunities with ORNL scientists and other educators.  

This unique professional development opportunity is sponsored by the Siemens Foundation as a component of the Siemens STEM Academy, in partnership with Discovery Education and Oak Ridge Associated Universities.