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National Math + Science Initiative, UTeach Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Announce Expansion of UTeach Program to Five Additional Universities

NMSI-UTeach Partnership to Produce 8,300 Math and Science Teachers by 2020 DALLAS – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that five additional research universities have been selected to join a national network of universities in the expansion of the UTeach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation program, made possible by a $22.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).  Beginning in the fall of 2015, the UTeach program will be offered to students at George Washington University; Louisiana Tech University; the University of ...

RFP Now Open To Implement UTeach Program at 5 Additional Universities

Is your university interested in producing and retaining more STEM teachers in United States? NMSI has partnered with the UTeach Institute to expand the UTeach secondary STEM preparation program model to five additional universities in the fall of 2015, funded by a generous grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Those who are interested must download and submit a grant application – the National UTeach Request for Proposals – which you can do so here. A letter of intent is requested from interested universities by March 27, 2014 followed by ...

What UTeach Students & Graduates Are Saying About Teaching in STEM

Yesterday we had the distinct pleasure of announcing the expansion of the UTeach program to five research universities across the U.S., thanks to a generous $22.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).This incredible program equips STEM majors with the skills and expertise needed to effectively teach in a 21stcentury classroom, and with the addition of these five universities, we are on track to help train more than 9,000 math and science teachers in the U.S. by 2020. It’s an amazing opportunity for students interested in STEM fields to consider a career in education as well! For ...

National Math and Science Initiative, UTeach Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Announce National Expansion of Highly Successful UTeach Program

National Math and Science Initiative, UTeach Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Announce National Expansion of Highly Successful UTeach Program Five universities awarded grants to implement transformative program for STEM teacher preparation; additional schools encouraged to apply for second round of funding DALLAS – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today announced the expansion of the UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation program to five research universities, made possible by a $22.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). With the expansion of UTeach to ...

NMSI in the News

We are thrilled, here at NMSI, to have received a $22.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to replicate the highly successful UTeach program at 10 leading research universities. But we're no the only ones excited about this investment in education. Check out some of the coverage below regarding NMSI's new partnership with HHMI.  Scientific American:  Top Universities Will Help Train STEM Teachers ScienceInsider: HHMI Gives $22 Million to National Teaching Training Network EdWeek: UTeach Math, Science Program to Expand Reach With $23 Million Grant

White House Discussion with NMSI on STEM Teachers

Great roundtable discussion at the White House Eisenhower Executive office building with the Office of Science and Technology, National Math and Science Initiative and UTeach concerning the $22.5 million grant to create 10 new UTeach teacher preparation sites.  The White House blog has a great recap of the story and what happened at the event at New Steps to Meet the President's Goal of Preparing 100,000 STEM Teachers.   Here are some of the great quotes from the day, including a brief meeting with President Obama who reiterated his commitment ...

NMSI Announces $22.5 Million Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Expand UTeach Program

Five-year grant will expand highly-successful UTeach program to 10 Leading Research Universities PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today announced a new $22.5 million grant by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The five-year grant from HHMI, one of America’s premier medical research institutions, will make it possible for NMSI to expand The University of Texas at Austin’s highly-successful UTeach program. At an event Monday in Washington, D.C., White House Director of Science and Technology Policy John Holdren praised the grant;  “Research shows—and everyone who has been ...

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