Double Discovery Center


Educating Children of Promise since 1965


Employment Opportunities Summer 2019

Pedagogical Specialist

The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center (DDC) at Columbia College works with low-income and first-generation college bound youth between the ages 12 and 27 to ensure high school graduation, college access & enrollment, and college persistence & completion to support productive transition into responsible adulthood.  

The Pedagogical Specialist, working in collaboration with the DDC program staff as well as Columbia University faculty partners, will lead the development and implementation of DDC’s overall curriculum and instruction practices with particular focus on three core initiatives: establishment of Digital Badge System to support teaching and learning in Algebra and Writing; design of inquiry and project-based curricula as well as corresponding assessments to support DDC’s courses and activities; and creation of professional development program to build the capacity of DDC instructors, Fellows, and volunteers to effectively deliver the curriculum as well as assess student progress to learning objectives that align with college readiness.  The position reports to the Executive Director.  


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