111715i-names-KSTF-Zoe MastersFrom the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, Oct. 22, 2015: Zoe Masters, a second-year teacher at the Community Charter School of Cambridge, was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as one of 34 members of its 2015 cohort of Teaching Fellows, made up of early career high school mathematics and science teachers.

Masters, with a 2013 bachelor’s degree in physics from Princeton University and 2015 master’s degree in effective teaching from the Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education – run by the Match Education charter school organization – teaches physics and chemistry to high school students.

Knowles seeks to improve science, technology, engineering and math education by building a network of trained teachers. Its signature teaching fellows program offers stipends, funds for professional development, grants for teaching materials, professional development and coaching from a staff of experienced teachers and teacher educators, support from other teachers and opportunities to take on leadership and mentoring within KSTF and beyond.