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Press Releases from Center for Excellence in Education (9 total)

CEE Offers Webinar on Wildlife Sciences Careers

McLean, Va. (May 13, 2024) - The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is offering high school students and teachers a cost-free opportunity to learn more about wildlife sciences careers on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, from 5-6 p.m. ET on Zoom. A wildlife expert will share advice on navigating a science career. Distinguished speaker: Dr. Rebecca Johnson is the Associate Director for Science and Chief Scientist at the National Museum of Natural

U.S. Student is #1 in the World at 2023 International Biology Olympiad

McLean, Va. (July 13, 2023) - The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is pleased to announce that gold medalist Yufei Chen earned the highest score in the world at the 34th Annual International Biology Olympiad (IBO). Along with his teammates, who also earned medals, he represented the United States at the worldwide competition after winning a gold medal in the 2023 USA Biolympiad National Finals sponsored by CEE. Here

Registration Opens for 2023 USA Biolympiad

McLean, Virginia - The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) announces that registration is open for the 2023 USA Biolympiad, the nation's most prestigious biology education and testing program for high school students. "The USA Biolympiad (USABO) encourages excellence in science education. It propels U.S. high school students and their teachers to reach the gold standard," said Joann P. DiGennaro, CEE President. Eleven thousand U.S. students register annually to participate in USABO's

CEE's Research Science Institute Underway

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) welcomes top achieving U.S. high school and international scholars to CEE's 39th annual Research Science Institute (RSI), sponsored in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). "The Research Science Institute offers top academic math and science students the opportunity to experience graduate-level research and camaraderie with other talented STEM scholars," said Joann P. DiGennaro, CEE President. RSI is an intensive, six-week program that combines

CEE's Annual Congressional Luncheon is April 28

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) will host its Annual Congressional Luncheon by Zoom on Thursday, April 28 from Noon-2 p.m. ET. The luncheon will bring together luminaries in the public and private sectors, friends of CEE, and alumni of the Center's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs to hear from CEE's Honorary Trustees, Congressional members, and program alumni speak about the importance of science and technology. CEE Honorary

CEE to Host STEM Program for Students

McLean, Va. (February 21, 2022) - The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is inaugurating a new program for high school students that will nurture their interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. The free virtual STEM Lyceums kickoff event is on Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET via Zoom. Tune in by registering at https://www.cee.org/programs/stem-lyceums . Everyone welcome regardless of location. This spring

CEE Receives Commendation from the Commonwealth of Virginia

McLean, Virginia (August 2, 2021) – The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is honored to have been recognized with a proclamation from Virginia’s State Senate and House of Delegates. CEE has provided 38 years of STEM opportunities to outstanding high school scholars and teachers in the Commonwealth. "The Center for Excellence in Education thanks the General Assembly for the recognition of the Center’s work to strengthen STEM education in Virginia,"

Top U.S. and International High School STEM Students Attend the 38th Annual Rese …

81 high school students from 31 states and 13 countries convene virtually for prestigious six-week summer academic research program. McLean, VA (June 28, 2021) – The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) welcomes 81 top achieving U.S. high school and international scholars to the 38th annual Research Science Institute (RSI), sponsored in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). RSI is an intensive, six-week program that gives students the opportunity

CEE Index of Excellence in STEM Education

McLean, VA (October 15, 2019) – Economic competitiveness is driven by scientific innovation of the nation’s top achievers. To get visibility of how well U.S. students stack up against those in other countries, the nonprofit Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has developed an index of STEM education preparedness. The CEE Index of Excellence in STEM Education measures educational preparation for the highest levels of international academic competition. It analyzes individual

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