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Name: Summer Research Program for Science Teachers
School/Institution: Stanford University
Department/Unit: Office of Science Outreach
City: Stanford
State: CA
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Middle School
High School
Description: Stanford's Summer Research Program for Teachers offers eight-week research fellowships for teachers of middle school, high school and community college in the San Francisco Bay Area. Teachers work in a Stanford lab four days a week, and meet once a week as a group for science and engineering lectures by Stanford faculty, lab tours, and seminars on teaching. Participants earn a stipend of $7,200 for the summer and an additional $1,000 grant after developing and testing new lessons with their students.
Start Date: 06/20/2011
End Date: 08/12/2011
Duration: 8 weeks
Application Deadline: 04/01/2011
Opportunity Website: http://oso.stanford.edu/programs/6-summer-research-program-for-teachers
Application Link: http://iisme.org/AboutSFPApp.cfm
Sponsor Link: http://oso.stanford.edu

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: $7,200 + $1,000 grant
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: Teachers must be full-time teachers of science at local Bay Area schools, must have at least 2 years teaching experience and a contract to teach in the next school year.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Kaye Storm
Bldg 60, Room 214
MC 2063
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-724-43323