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.
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
- 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.