Alumna earns Knowles teaching fellowship

August 6, 2014

Sarah DiMaria

Michigan State University alumna Sarah DiMaria has been selected to receive the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation’s fellowship for early-career mathematics and science teachers.

DiMaria is one of 32 people selected for the 2014 cohort, from a pool of more than 180 applicants.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from MSU in 2012, and her teaching certification in 2013. She will be teaching math at Manor New Technology High School, location in Manor, Texas, this fall.

Knowles Teaching Fellows are empowered to improve their teaching practices through professional development opportunities, mentoring, grants for teaching materials and other benefits. The program lasts five years and includes a financial stipend.

MSU graduates have received KSTF fellowships previously, including four last year.

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Photo courtesy of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation.