SENCER, the signature initiative of the National Center for Science & Civic Engagement, is a national project focused on empowering faculty and improving STEM teaching and learning by making connections to civic issues.

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Our community is made up of professionals, informal and formal educators, and administrators in K-12 and higher education institutions. Our network represents a broad range of disciplines and areas of focus.

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We publish guides to applying the SENCER approach in the classroom, research on teaching and learning, and model courses that highlight particularly successful SENCER curricula.

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Upcoming Meetings

Regional Meeting: Civic Engagement and the Next Generation Science Standards
Host: SCI-MidAtlantic, Rider University

Date: March 25, 2017
Time: 9AM-3PM
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Webinar: Using Concepts from Cognitive Development to Design More Effective Learner-Centered Curricula
Host: Linden Higgins

Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 2-3pm (Eastern)
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National Meeting: 2017 SENCER Summer Institute
Host: Stony Brook University

Dates: August 3-6, 2017
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Contact Us

NCSCE's offices are located at:
2000 P St NW
Suite 308
Washington, DC 20036

Phone (202) 483-4600
Fax (202) 483-1800