Posted November 22nd, 2013
If you’re an educator, don’t call Ben Esner to send an engineer to your classroom for Earth Day. STEM education has to go so much deeper than an annual lecture, and he’ll help you do that.
Esner is the director of the Center for K12 STEM Education at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. In that role, he leads a decade-old effort that builds initiatives with NYU-Poly faculty, graduate and undergraduate students for city public schools, after school programs and on its Brooklyn campus that bring “high quality and in-depth STEM programming” to both teachers and pupils.