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Name: DOE ACTS: Teachers as Research Associates Program
School/Institution: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
City: Berkeley
State: CA
Opportunity Type: DOE Laboratory
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Middle School
High School
Description: Berkeley Lab is a host lab for the Department of Energy planned Academies Creating Teacher Scientists (DOE-ACTS)in the summer of 2008. The DOE-ACTS program is a three year commitment. This program is for teachers of science grades 5-12, with degrees in a scientific discipline, mathematics, or engineering, or equivalent combination of teaching and academic course work. Within DOE-ACTS, Berkeley Lab is offering the Teacher as Research Associate (TARA) component, an eight-week mentored research experience.
Start Date: 06/15/2009
End Date: 08/17/2009
Duration: 8 weeks
Application Deadline: 04/30/2009
Opportunity Website: http://csee.lbl.gov/Programs/DOE-ACTS/index.html
Sponsor Link: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/SciEd/ACTS/about.htm

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Professional Development/CEU
Benefit Explanation: $800 salary per week
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Susan A. Brady
Center for Science and Engineering
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: 510-486-5325