Applications for the U.S. Department of Education’s 2011-2012 Teaching Ambassador Fellowship are now available online.
The Teaching Ambassador Fellowship was designed to enable outstanding teachers to bring their classroom expertise to the Department and expand their knowledge of the national dialogue about education.
More information about the program and application is available at www.ed.gov/programs/teacherfellowship.
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High school seniors and undergraduates seeking licensure to teach mathematics and science in grades 7- 12 are encouraged to apply for a CAT scholarship to help build a community of mathematics and science teachers for southeastern Ohio.
CAT scholarships can be awarded for up to four years at $4,000 per year at Ohio University’s Athens campus, Marietta College, Muskingum University, Shawnee State University and the University of Rio Grande. A modified version of the scholarship, which awards up to two years at $2,500 per year, is available at all five of Ohio University’s regional campuses (Chillicothe, Eastern, Lancaster, Southern and Zanesville).
Unlike traditional scholarship programs, CAT is a seven-year commitment. After graduating, CAT scholars have the opportunity to engage in a three-year professional induction program in one of the 29 Appalachian counties of Ohio.High quality the best and most fashionable cheap rolexcheap fake watches online of the replica watches store. The scholars will receive additional mentoring from university faculty during this time to help them set and reach professional development goals as beginning teachers.
Further details and an application form can be found at the following website: www.cehs.ohio.edu/CAT.
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland declared March 2010 as Ohio STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education Month and to celebrate hosted a statewide STEM conference in Columbus on March 2. Regional STEM conferences were scheduled to occur all across the state to continue the Governor’s charge to recognize STEM. The final Regional STEM Conference in Ohio was hosted in Portsmouth at Shawnee State University on May 21, 2010. Serving Ohio’s southeast region, the conference enjoyed attendance from over 150 participants representing education, business, civic and philanthropic sectors and served as a first step in the southeast STEM Initiative Planning Grant.
Co-hosted by Ohio Appalachian Center for Higher Education, South East Ohio Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science, Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, and Shawnee State University with support from the State of Ohio, the Ohio STEM Learning Network and the National Governor’s Association, the conference was a unique opportunity for engaged and committed leaders from all sectors to gather in celebration of successful STEM efforts at work in the region and join in discussion to shape the vision of what a STEM Hub for southeastern Ohio will mean and how it can best equip our students with the 21st century skills necessary for success in a global workplace. With the exciting work of the planning grant ahead, the conference was a launching point for discussion between leaders from diverse, but related sectors, and emphasized the need for collaboration throughout the region to best serve our students and the region’s economy.
The Southeat Ohio Regional STEM Conference is being held at Shawnee State University on Friday May 21, 2010. Save the date.
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