Boost STEM knowledge and expertise with exciting STEM opportunities available at no cost to Indiana teachers. Learn how to bring science, technology, engineering and math alive in your classroom!
STEM Teach IV will offer a variety of professional development for all K-12 teachers.
- Graduate level courses in STEM discipline areas to meet the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirement for teaching dual-credit courses by 2023
- Online STEM Workshops offered by local colleges and universities to boost STEM instruction in the classroom for elementary, middle and high school teachers
- Undergraduate or graduate courses offered through colleges and universities to assist teachers with enhancing STEM instruction and/or adding a STEM content area to an existing teaching license
- Scholarships for teachers to attend STEM-based statewide conferences or raffles for STEM project classroom kits
Heather Jackson | Danville Community High School | Danville, IN
“STEM Teach has been a wonderful experience for me! I have taken graduate-level courses in Chemistry and Biology to meet the Higher Learning Commission requirements for teaching dual-credit Chemistry and Biology at ZERO cost (even the books are covered)! The staff at STEM Teach has been extremely helpful in answering questions and walking me through the application process as well as helping me sign up for classes. In addition to classes, there are also opportunities to participate in conferences around the state. I would encourage all teachers to participate in this amazing opportunity!”
Plymouth High School | Plymouth, IN
“Several science and math instructors at Plymouth High School have taken advantage of the courses within the STEM Teach offerings to achieve the elevated credentialing necessary by 2022. We are thrilled that two of these teachers have already completed their course work and are now fully credentialed in the areas of physics and mathematics. The teachers said their main goal in taking on this opportunity was to continue to provide our students the chance to earn college credit in their dual credit high school courses. They enjoy teaching these challenging courses and seeing our students achieve success!”
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- Application window for teachers NEW to STEM Teach open February 8 – March 19, 2021.
- Summer 2021 Course Registration Dates:
- Priority registration for dual credit teachers open March 12 – April 2, 2021.
- Registration for all K-12 teachers open March 15 – April 2, 2021.
STEM Teach Awarded Grant
Programs that prepare educators to teach in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subject areas again have resources to continue that work in Indiana schools. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has awarded over $9.6 million to 16 organizations and colleges from across the state that support STEM teacher preparation, recruitment, retention and professional development.
Read the full press release here.