Advisory Council for Career & Technical Education for New York City

Chelsea HS Launches Interdisciplinary Network Science Collaboration

The emerging field of network science studies complex networks such as telecommunication networks, computer networks, biological networks, cognitive and semantic networks and social networks. Chelsea CTE High School students are collaborating on a wide-ranging multidisciplinary program involving Cisco Networking Academy, the New York Hall of Science and Stevens Institute of Technology to bring network science ideas into high school curriculum preparing the next generation of scientists and policymakers. Cisco and the New York Hall of Science are CTE Council Members.

A story in the Huffington Post describes the program:

Changing The World One Network At A Time

By Stephen Miles Uzzo, PhD., VP, Science & Technology, New York Hall of Science

Marie Zwickert of Cisco writes about the event and the press coverage:

…Thanks to the leadership at Chelsea CTE High School and the enthusiasm of both their instructor (John Tebbitt ) and Academy students, the collaborative experience this summer at Boston University was very successful for all constituents. The team of students continues their research this academic year along with mentors from Stevens Institute. The students research will be showcased next summer at Boston University with an elite group of scientists. Chelsea’s students were stellar participants and Stephen attributes their success to the foundational skills learned in Cisco NetWorking Academy…

Read the full story about NetSci High.