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.
Programs: Research science institute at mit, 80 high school students from the us and abroad yielded winners in national math and science competitions, and assisted students in gaining admission to top universities. In-kind donations of room and board, facilities and other related expenses to house teachers and students worth $253,416 were received in addition to the revenue and expense reported in this form towards this program.
usa biology olympiad (usabo) at purdue university, identifies 20 top scholars among 9,000 applications who trained for national competition. Four winners competed in the international biology olympiad and brought home four gold medals. In-kind donations of room and board, facilities and other related expenses to house teachers and students worth $39,866 were received in addition to the revenue and expense reported in this form towards this program.
the teacher enrichment program is a six-component professional development program available to rural and urban high school teachers to strengthen their professional development of science in the classroom. Tep is available cost-free to teachers located in california, illinois, indiana, texas, and virginia.