Jim Short
Carnegie Corporation of New York
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Jim Short is the Program Director for Leadership and Teaching to Advance Learning at the Carnegie Corporation of New York. His work in philanthropy focuses on supporting the preparation and development of teachers and leaders as well as the development and use of high quality instructional materials and tools for the implementation of new standards. Prior to Carnegie Corporation, Jim was the founding Director of the Gottesman Center for Science Teaching and Learning at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. His experience in education also includes teaching secondary science as well as graduate courses in science education, director of the National Academy for Curriculum Leadership at BSCS, and district science coordinator for Denver Public Schools. In recent years, Jim’s work has focused on developing tools and models for professional learning to help teachers translate the Next Generation Science Standards into classroom instruction and assessment.

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