2017-2018 Research Experience for Teachers Application Form

Application and recommendation letter must be received by Friday, March 10, 2017.

Teacher awards notifications will be made in early April. 

Please note:

I understand that, as RET teacher, I will commit to:

First Day Orientation: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Six weeks of laboratory research (schedule at the discretion of teacher and faculty advisor)

Develop classroom activities based upon summer research

Implement activities in my classrrom with a graduate student and their advisor each semester

Develop sustainability activities with the USM Office of Sustainability for incorporation in the teachers’ classrooms to increase awareness of current sustainability issues

Publish developed activities in “Teach Engineering”

Present at regional and national conferences

Participate in ongoing project evaluation

Bring my students to the School of Polymers & High Performance Materials for tours and demos

Respond in a timely manner to e-mail messages from RET personnel

Eligibility:
         - Teacher must be certified by the State of Mississippi or an instructor at a Junior College
         - Teacher must be US Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens
         - Each teacher must have at least 2 years of teaching experience.

 

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REMINDER: Your school Principal or Department Chair must submit a letter of recommendation in support of your application for consideration for the RET program. Application & Recommendation Letter due by Friday, March 10, 2017.
Click the 'Submit Form' button below to complete your RET Application Form.