Article Oct. 31, 2018
Our partners in supporting education worldwide
Teachers are critical to the success of our students and future workforce, which is why ExxonMobil supports organizations that work directly with educators. Partners like the UTeach Institute, National Math and Science Initiative and Teach for America ensure that classroom teachers are well-prepared and able to help students develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and future careers.
Article Oct. 31, 2018
The UTeach Institute is working to solve the need for more qualified math and science teachers. These teachers will impact the success and future of our students and the ability of our country to remain competitive.Learn more
Teach for America
Teach For America (TFA) and ExxonMobil share a vision of making access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education widely available. Since TFA’s founding in 1990, ExxonMobil has supported TFA every year, helping them become the largest and most diverse provider of STEM teaching talent in the country. ExxonMobil has also fueled TFA’s efforts to strengthen the impact of its STEM teachers, especially in the communities of Houston and South Louisiana.Learn more
Teach for All
ExxonMobil launched a partnership with Teach For All in 2015. Our support has helped Teach For All expand its network to new countries and regions, deepen the impact of network teachers and alumni in the area of STEM education, and work toward our shared long-term vision to help more students fulfill their potential. The Teach For All global organization is also working to support the launch and growth of sustainable network partner organizations with the capacity to drive systemic, long-term progress in education on behalf of marginalized and underserved children the world over. Our support has directly helped six programs in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Romania and Vietnam. As of 2018, the global network exists in 48 countries.Learn more
Qatar University ExxonMobil Teachers Academy
Held jointly by the National Center for Educator Development, Qatar University (QU) and ExxonMobil Qatar, the Qatar University ExxonMobil Teachers Academy is an innovative professional development program established in 2012 to enhance math and science teaching skills among educators.International education initiatives
The National Math + Science Initiative
The National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) College Readiness Program, which has been implemented in over 1,000 schools since 2008, dramatically increases the number of students taking and passing rigorous math, science and English exams, and expands access to traditionally underrepresented students.
NMSI’s Laying the Foundation teacher training program helps teachers in grades 3-8 work through model lessons and discuss strategies for engaging students with interesting content while building conceptual understanding.Learn more
Nurturing STEM talent in the Permian BasinStudents making their way through high school and beyond can often find unexpected pathways by discovering a passion for a new subject. In the Permian Basin, the center of North America’s energy renaissance, students are improving their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills through new educational program opportunities.
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Eight things you might not know about geologyGeology rocks. It’s a key part of everyday life and provides a window into Earth’s history. Think back to some of the world’s wonders. The Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, the Grand Canyon, Mount Everest or the Great Barrier Reef. These beauties wouldn’t be possible without all kinds of rocks and mineral formations.
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Racing for change, on and off the trackBioscientist Jackie Heinricher was drawn to racing as a way to shut out the world and refocus her mind during the pressure-packed days of building her biotech company.
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Margaret Wu: Breaking barriersFor me, overcoming professional barriers is all in a day’s – or life’s – work. I began my career in 1976 as the first woman with advanced degrees to work at ExxonMobil’s renowned research lab in Edison, New Jersey.
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National Engineers Week: Embracing the futureEngineers are behind many of ExxonMobil’s breakthroughs and innovations, but what exactly do engineers do? The short answer is a lot!
STEM education Energy Factor • Feb. 20, 2019
United States education initiativesEducation is the fundamental building block of individual opportunity and economic growth, and STEM skills, in particular, are critical. We have focused our U.S. education programs to help address the STEM challenge and are investing in those with the potential to make a meaningful national impact.
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