Former Battelle Leader of STEM Education Efforts Joins Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES)

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Rich Rosen appointed as Practice Leader for STEM Education Systems Design

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TIES work brings organizations together to build collaborative solutions in STEM education at scale. It is a perfect platform to accelerate the impact of Rich’s talents and track record in this field.

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Jan Morrison, President of The Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES), announced today the appointment of Rich Rosen as a Principal in the organization and practice group leader for STEM Education Systems Design. “TIES work brings organizations together to build collaborative solutions in STEM education at scale. It is a perfect platform to accelerate the impact of Rich’s talents and track record in this field,” said Ms. Morrison. “His blend of operational management skills, engineering training, and experience in developing strategic public/private funding fits perfectly with our mission to keep the most valued STEM endeavors, people and institutions involved, connected with one another and continuously learning as we shift to a STEM education landscape that supports a robust and real-world STEM education for all.”

Prior to joining TIES Mr. Rosen held senior management positions with the global research and development firm Battelle for over 30 years serving most recently as the Corporate Vice President of Education and Philanthropy. In that capacity he was chief architect of their STEM education strategy and oversaw their philanthropic contributions of more than $100 million in education grants. Mr. Rosen was the founding Executive Director of the Ohio STEM Learning Network, and worked closely with leaders in others states to advance similar practices for state-based STEM networks. While with Battelle Mr. Rosen assisted several states in the crafting the STEM portions of their successful US Department of Education Race to the Top bids, including Ohio and Tennessee.

“I was thrilled to be invited to join TIES in this role,” said Mr. Rosen. “Jan and I have worked together for years. It’s an opportunity for me to connect with some of the most forward thinking leaders and organizations committed to improving STEM quality and access for all students.”

Mr. Rosen is a member of numerous national and state STEM education groups, including the National Governor’s Association STEM Advisory Panel and is a trustee with the Columbus State Community College and board member for I Know I Can, an Ohio-based college access and scholarship organization.

About TIES
The Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES) designs and engineers statewide systems of innovative STEM education networks focused on project-based learning in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Partnering with communities, industry, business, K-12 and higher education. TIES works with the U.S. Department of Education as well with numerous city and state education officials and districts. This cross collaboration ensures that TIES delivers the best practices in STEM curriculum design to educators and administrators and to the public officials tasked with improving our country's schools. TIES’ work with some of the largest philanthropies in the world has resulted in strategic and highly productive grant programs structured to support advances in STEM education and achieve measurable results. Visit http://www.tiesteach.org.

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