New UChicago-City Colleges of Chicago Program Will Train Next Generation of Data Science Educators

December 16, 2021

A new partnership between the University of Chicago and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) will seed the next generation of data science educators and broaden participation in this rapidly growing new field, building an inclusive, scalable model for expanding STEM education and careers nationwide.

The UChicago – CCC Data Science Preceptorship Programnow accepting candidates to start in 2022-2023, will place recent Ph.D. graduates in teaching roles at both UChicago and the City Colleges and provide them with faculty mentoring and training in creating effective and inclusive learning environments. The program is part of a broader partnership between UChicago and CCC to strengthen STEM educational and career opportunities and create a more diverse field of professionals entering the sciences.

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