Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the Triangle Coalition?
The Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education was founded in 1985 to join the ideas, influence, and resources of national, regional, and local organizations in three major sectors:
Through alliances and partnerships, these three sectors work with the Triangle Coalition to improve science, mathematics, and technology education.
2. What does the Triangle Coalition do?
The Triangle Coalition concentrates its efforts to improve education in three areas.
Communication – Providing up-to-date information to our members through a weekly electronic newsletter (Triangle Coalition Electronic Bulletin) and fostering sharing of information among members
Advocacy – Providing an added voice to our members in support of Federal programs
Programs and Initiatives – Providing a national forum for programs
3. Who are Triangle Coalition members?
The Triangle Coalition is an “organization of organizations.” Our members are businesses, professional societies, education organizations, local and regional alliances, and governmental agencies with an interest in improving mathematics, science, and technology education. To see a list of our members, click here.
4. How do you join the Triangle Coalition?
Organizations can join the Triangle Coalition by completing and submitting a membership application form. This form may be downloaded in MS Word or PDF format.
5. How much does it cost to become a member of the Triangle Coalition?
The core operation of the Triangle Coalition is supported by scaled assessments of member organizations. A chart of membership dues is available on the membership application form.
6. How do I subscribe to the Triangle Coalition Electronic Bulletin (TCEB)?
The TCEB is a member service provided to all members. TCEB is published approximately 45 times a year and is e-mailed to all members on Thursdays.
7. I’ve heard about the Einstein Fellows Distinguished Educator Fellowship. How do I find out more about this program?
The Triangle Coalition offers extensive information about this opportunity for K-12 math and science teachers to spend a school year working in Washington, D.C. Details are available on the Einstein Fellows portion of our web site.