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CCST Spotlight Newsletter, November 21, 2016

In this issue: Harvey Fineberg Lauds CCST Science Fellows; CCST at MIT Makerspace Symposium; Save a Spot for Science on #GivingTuesday; Message from the Deputy Director: "Reinforcing the Value of Science"

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October 27, 2016 Spotlight Newsletter

CCST Senior Fellow Ralph Cicerone Dies

By M. DANIEL DECILLIS

"Ralph Cicerone was one of the world's most highly acclaimed atmospheric scientists," said CCST Board Member Bruce Alberts, who preceded Cicerone as President of the NAS. "We were privileged to work with him both at the state and national level. He will be sorely missed."

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Art Lopez

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CalTAC: The California Teacher Advisory Council

CCST created a group of 12 outstanding K-14 science and math classroom teachers from throughout California to form CalTAC. This body has provided a voice for STEM educators to discuss trends and policies facing science, technology, engineering, and math education in California, and interface with the State policymaking community.

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CalTAC

CCST S&T Policy Fellows: Science and Technology Informing Policy

Each year, CCST trains and mentors 10 scientists and engineers in the policymaking process, then places them alongside staffers in California Assembly and Senate offices. Known in the State Capitol as "the Science Fellows", these PhD-level experts experience a year of public service and leadership training, and get the chance to explore a career in California’s policy arena. At the same time, the State Legislature benefits from access to highly skilled, sciencesavvy staff to advise them on legislative issues and priorities.

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S&T Policy Fellows

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