Albany High teacher named ‘STEM Master Teacher’
ALBANY, N.Y. (Oct.
20, 2017) – An Albany High School
teacher has joined the ranks of City School District of Albany teachers
recognized as STEM master teachers.
Shannon Stevenson, an
English-as-a-new-language living environment teacher, was recognized
Oct. 18 in the state’s STEM Master Teacher Program, celebrating her work
to deliver innovative science, technology, engineering and math
education to their students.
The Master Teacher Program network includes
more than 900 outstanding teachers statewide. Stevenson is among 23 new
STEM Master Teachers from the Capital Region. In addition to their
dedication to their students, the teachers are recognized for their
commitment to professional growth and their enthusiasm for sharing their
successful practices with colleagues in their schools and district-wide.
The district’s other STEM Master Teachers
Andre Castagna, Albany High School, math
Erin Erickson, Albany High School, math
Melissa Hirt, Stephen and Harriet Myers
Middle School, technology
Michelle Huckins, Albany High School,
Margot Wyan, Albany High School, math
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The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High