Miele, Ph. D.
Childhood & Middle Childhood
Science & Environmental Education
The Teacher Academy at Brooklyn College
Room 2606 James
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Eleanor Miele joined the faculty at Brooklyn College in1998. She received her B.S. in genetics from Cornell
University College of Agriculture and Life Science and her Ph.D.
in molecular biology from Columbia University. Dr. Miele taught for sixteen years in the Columbia
University Science Honors Program for high school students and is
committed to improving science teaching in grades K-12.
She is the program head of the masters program in Childhood Science
and Environmental Education. She also serves as the Interdepartmental
Coordinator for the Masters Program in Middle Childhood General Science
and the undergraduate concentration in General Science. She teaches undergraduate
and graduate courses in childhood science education and general
science. Professor Miele
is the the appointed faculty advisor and curriculum leader for
science at the CUNY
Academy at Brooklyn College.
Her interests include partnerships with informal science
institutions in teacher preparation and learning outside the
classroom. Partners include the American Museum of Natural
History and the Bronx Zoo.
Professor Miele is also the Co-director of the CUNY partnership
with the National
Parks of New York Harbor Education Center at Fort Wadsworth.
She has received numerous external awards to support improved
preparation of science teachers at all levels.
Teacher Renewal for Urban Science Teachers with the American Museum of Natural History and Lehman College was a five year program to infuse informal instruction in the
preparation of Earth Science Teachers. Current NSF-funded projects Brooklyn
Outreach for Science Careers
and Science and the City, a geoscience education grant from the NSF to
improve preparation of Earth Science teachers in collaboration
with the Geology Department. The
college named Professor Miele a Leonard and Claire Tow Professor
of Education for 2006-2008.
Professor Miele can be reached most effectively via email.
Outside the Box: The National Parks of New York Harbor
Education Center Collaboration;
in Childhood Science & Environmental Education
M.A. Program in Middle
Childhood General Science Education
Masters Program Research on Monk
Education Field Trips in and Around New York City
Beyond the Einstein