Deadline: Applications due 1 March, 2017 at 4:30p.m. MST
Summary of the Professional Development Opportunity
The Western New Mexico University (WNMU) Teacher Professional Development Workshop seeks to encourage talented Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) teachers to develop project-based activities for their classrooms. In addition, participating teachers will be encouraged to involve one or two current rising seniors from their school to participate in the week-long workshop to inspire young academics to join the next generation of STEM educators.
Teacher candidates must be High-School level STEM teachers or interested in teaching in High School.
Ideal teacher candidates should demonstrate academic leadership characteristics as well as a desire to increase their knowledge of mathematics, science, and/or education.
Students must have completed 11th grade and should be interested in pursuing a career in teaching at the K-12 level.
Benefits of participation:
All costs for the week-long workshop including university housing, meals, and transportation will be covered by WNMU (for both teachers and students).
Participating teachers will receive $1000 and H.S. students will receive a $400 stipend for the week-long experience.
The opportunity for continued networking professional development through Professional Learning Communities (PLCs).