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Live from Panama to Classrooms Around the World – It’s Rainforest Connection

Since 2003, PRISM’s Rainforest Connection project has linked classrooms with researchers and educators at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama with students, teachers and experts in countries such as the United States, Australia, Belize, Costa Rica, Kenya and Thailand.

Monica Taylor, an associate professor at Montclair State University, introduces the teachers participating in the Wipro Science Educator Fellowship program during the June 7 board of education meeting. PHOTO BY ERIN ROLL/STAFF

Montclair Science Teachers Take Part In Wipro Fellowship Program

The first group of teachers has completed the three-year cycle, and were honored with special awards during the June 7 Montclair BOE meeting.

PRISM Director research featured on Smithsonian Channel documentary

Dr. Jacalyn Willis will detail her experiences on the island of Barro Colorado in the Panama Canal on an upcoming episode of Mysteries of the Rainforest.

Dr. Jackie Willis and Wipro Fellows reviewing a process.

Wipro Science Education Fellows meet to share and review NGSS K-5 curriculum

Jacalyn and Gregory Willis.

PRISM Director in the News

First Picture of Jaguar on Barro Colorado Island, Panama!

La foto de un jaguar

N.J. Scientists Capture First Photo of Elusive Panama Jaguar

Jackie and Greg Willis, Montclair State University

The first photo taken of a jaguar, Panthera onca, on the Barro Colorado Island, in Panama.

First Jaguar Photo taken at Smithsonian Research Station in Panama