Educators are invited to build capacity in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics education through a variety of programs offering on-campus training and experiences to bring back to their classrooms.

Physics Teacher Education Coalition

  • Program to recruit college students to become high school physics educators and improve their training and early career mentoring.
  • Educators of grades 9-12
  • Organizer: School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Visit the Physics Teacher Education Coalition website.

Project Lead the Way (PLTW): Educator Summer Training Institute

  • Educators can earn 80 professional development credits in this summer program; courses in engineering design, digital electronics, and civil engineering and architecture.
  • Educators of grades 9-12
  • Organizer: College of Science and Engineering
  • Visit the PLTW website.

Quarknet

  • Workshops and meetings helping educators bring particle physics into high schools.
  • Educators of grades 9-12
  • Organizer: School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Visit the Quarknet website.

Research Experience for Teachers (RET): Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)

  • Six-week summer research program for educators in high-tech materials research to help educators bring new experiences to the classroom.
  • Educators of grades 9-12
  • Organizer: Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
  • Visit the RET: MRSEC website.

Research Experience for Teachers (RET): Physics

  • Six-week summer research program for educators in cutting-edge physics research labs to help educators bring new experiences to the classroom.
  • Educators of grades 9-12
  • Organizer: School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Visit the RET: Physics website.