Carnegie Corporation of New York has named James Short Program Director of the foundation's Teaching and Human Capital Management portfolio of grants. He will join the Corporation on April 11.
An educator with nearly 30 years of experience, Short is an expert in teacher education and professional development. He comes to the Corporation from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where he was the founding director of the Gottesman Center for Science Teaching and Learning, a role he began in 2007. Short led the museum’s efforts to strengthen science education programs at local and national museums, nonprofit organizations, schools and school districts, including the New York City Department of Education.