Recipient, "2014 Outstanding Advocate for Science & Technology Award"
The Science Museum of Long Island recently named Scott Bronson as a recipient of a 2014 OUTSTANDING ADVOCATE FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARD. Scott will be honored on Wednesday, April 30th at the Westbury Manor for his outstanding contributions toward the advancement and education of science and technology.
Please help support Scott in his goal to raise a minimum of $1,000 for this important fundraiser.
Proceeds support the Science Museum of Long Island's programs and services for the children and families of the region!
A summary of Scott's impressive list of accomplishments:
Scott Bronson is the manager of K-12 Programs for Brookhaven National Laboratory’s (BNL) Office of Educational Programs (OEP). Before coming to BNL, Mr. Bronson was the Education Coordinator of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Dolan DNA Learning Center. He has a strong background in developing and commercializing laboratory science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum for middle school, high school, and undergraduate faculty and students. For his work in developing educational laboratory science kits, the Battelle Memorial Institute recognized Mr. Bronson as Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Inventor of the Year, 2006. The Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR), have funded his science workforce development and education initiatives. Mr. Bronson has extensive experience in several federally and privately funded national STEM teacher and student training programs. Additionally, Mr. Bronson has taught molecular biology teacher workshops in Singapore for the Singapore Ministry of Education. He has appeared on PBS for Scientific Frontiers- The Gene Hunters and the award-winning documentary Race- The Power of an Illusion. Today he is developing cyber-en-abled learning technology to bring the cutting edge research of Brookhaven National Laboratory’s facilities to students and faculty.
The 2014 ADVOCATES FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARDS takes place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6pm to 8pm, at Westbury Manor. For more information, Tracey Gittere at (516) 222-0550 or TGittere@LegendaryEvents.net
When & Where
Science Museum of Long Island
Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents in 1963, SMLI is a not-for-profit science activity center located in Plandome on the Leeds Pond Preserve in Nassau County. The Science Museum offers enrichment workshops for children on weekdays and during school vacations. SMLI provides teachers and community leaders with field trips as well as programs that can be brought onsite to field locations. Activities at the Science Museum are typically pre-registered hands-on science workshops.