TIES Israeli Partner Offers Insight on STEM Development

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TIES Israeli colleague Dr. Maya Lugassi, senior director of pedagogy and professional development at Beit Yatziv, was in Cleveland, Ohio recently as part of a delegation of Israeli educators, administrators and municipal leadership. A Jewish Federation of Cleveland (JFC) STEM educational partner in Israel, Dr. Lugassi and her colleagues met with Cleveland STEM education experts on ways to further implement STEM curriculum in Israel’s geographic and socio-economic periphery, including Cleveland’s sister community of Beit Shean and the Valley of Springs.

The Cleveland community is a real inspiration and has given me so much energy to go back home to Israel and put all my energy into my work. It’s amazing to see the collaboration here.

Dr. Maya Lugassi

Dr. Lugassi shares insight on STEM development in an interview with JFC. TIES Founder and Senior Partner Jan Morrison hails Dr. Lugassi’s comments and sees the TIES partnership enabling global understanding of what works in STEM and why.

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