Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.91
Liaison Debbie Andres
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

San Jose State University
IN-48: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ellen Metzger
Director
Geology and Science Education
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Bay Area Environmental STEM Institute (BAESI)

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Bay Area Environmental STEM Institute (BAESI), a center housed at SJSU, is a year-round professional development program for teachers of grades 4-12, which has served more than 3,000 teachers since 1990. With funding from the SJSU, National Science Foundation, NASA, Chevron, Intel and others, the BAESI model is based on 29 years of experience and is informed by research about best practices for effective teacher development through ongoing assessment by an external evaluator.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Curriculum
Research

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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