Center for Excellence in Education
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Children & Youth, Technology, Education
Location: 8201 Greensboro Drive Suite 215 McLean VA 22102 USA
Mission: The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has a successful history of contributing to the scientific leadership of this country. CEE was founded in 1983 by the late Admiral H. G. Rickover, the father of the nuclear navy and of civilian uses of nuclear power and Joann DiGennaro, CEE's President. They recognized that the nurturing of careers of excellence and leadership in science and technology in young scholars is an essential investment in our national and global future. CEE is a private, (501)(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation that provides cost-free programs to its student scholars through collaboration with educational institutions, private foundations, corporations and government agencies who share a commitment to educational excellence and leadership in science and technology. Central to all of CEE's programs is the understanding that talent in scientific and mathematical disciplines achieves its greatest fulfillment of promise when it is nurtured from an early age. All programs are designed to provide the ongoing nurturing that will assure that the nation and the world benefit from the future leadership that will come from fulfillment of the promise shown by the students accepted to participate.
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I participated in the first year of the program, in 1984. The Center's Research Science Institute program has made a big difference in my career path. I believe strongly in this program, and have personally donated more than $50,000 to the Center's endowment.
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