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--></style></head><body lang="EN-US" link="blue" vlink="purple"><div class="WordSection1"><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d">Hi,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d">                Please see below for Teach for America recruiting info.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d">                Greg Fasshauer</span></p><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">----------------------------------------------------------------</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">Greg Fasshauer</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">Illinois Institute of Technology</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">Office: Engineering 1, Room 208A</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">email: <a href="fasshauer@iit.edu"><span style="color:blue">fasshauer@iit.edu</span></a> or <a href="fass@math.iit.edu"><span style="color:blue">fass@math.iit.edu</span></a></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">Phone: (312) 567-3149</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">Fax: (312) 567-3135</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1f497d">URL: <a href="http://math.iit.edu/~fass"><span style="color:blue">http://math.iit.edu/~fass</span></a></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> Zemke, Payton [mailto:<a href="mailto:Payton.Zemke@teachforamerica.org">Payton.Zemke@teachforamerica.org</a>] <br>
<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, September 02, 2014 13:47<br><b>To:</b> <a href="mailto:fasshauer@iit.edu">fasshauer@iit.edu</a><br><b>Subject:</b> Informational video for your Math students</span></p></div></div><p class="MsoNormal">
 </p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Hi Professor Fasshauer,</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">My name is Payton Zemke and I work to find current students at Illinois Institute of Technology to join Teach For America after graduation. I was looking at the campus website and saw you teach in the department of Math.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Teach For America is a national non-profit dedicated to eliminating educational inequity by training recent college graduates to teach in low-income communities. Within our schools, Math and Science are subjects many students fall behind in. <u>1 in 10</u> kids graduating from low-income high schools are considered <i>college ready</i> in science and only <u>1 in 4</u> are considered <i>college ready</i> in math. This alarming gap based on income is one of the reasons we want to recruit more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers. </span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">I recently asked the head of Teach For America’s STEM Initiative, Dr. Joseph Wilson, to talk about his experience as an electrical engineer, high school science teacher, and bioengineering PhD graduate. <b>Would you consider presenting this video about Teach For America’s STEM Initiative in one or more of your classes?</b> <b>Click </b><a href="http://youtu.be/rNgyziukg5o"><b>here</b></a><b> for the link to the video</b>. </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Don’t hesitate to reach out for questions or concerns, and please let me know the date you plan to present the video when you get the chance. Thank you very much,</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Payton</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">(If you cannot present this in one of your classrooms, do you mind forwarding the link for the video to your students or to other faculty in the department?)</span></i></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Payton Zemke</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Campus Outreach Coordinator</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%">
<span style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="mailto:payton.zemke@teachforamerica.org"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%">payton.zemke@teachforamerica.org</span></a></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Chicago, IL 60606</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">952.406.1914 (c)</span></p>
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