JCPS District School to Host China-US STEM Visit

Jersey City, NJ – October 18, 2019 On Monday, October 28th, 2019, The Jersey City Public Schools will be hosting a visit for STEM educators from the Zhejiang Province in China at Alexander D. Sullivan School-PS#30.  Dr. Osei-Yaw, the school principal, will be showcasing how the school is bridging the gap between early and late STEM education. 

 Delegates from the Zhejiang Province in China will be visiting Alexander D. Sullivan School along with guests from Kean University as part of a sister school program established in June 2019 between K-12 schools in New Jersey and China.  This initiative is a partnership between Kean University, Wenzhou-Kean University and the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Education.  The ultimate goal of this program is to foster cultural and educational exchanges between school leaders, teachers, students, and school communities in an effort to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). 

 The China-US STEM visit will take place on Monday, October 28th, 2019, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at the Alexander D. Sullivan School located at 171 Seaview Avenue, Jersey City, NJ.  Visitors will observe how PS#30 is implementing STEM education by developing partnerships, fostering empathy, incorporating design thinking and promoting after school programming.