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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 ...

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