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Name: Research Experience for Teachers Independent Program
School/Institution: Cornell University
City: Ithaca
State: NY
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Middle School
High School
Description: The Cornell Center for Materials Research Independent-RET, was initiated as a result of the Team-RET teachers' interest in deepening their understanding of materials research. This follow-up program provides each teacher with an opportunity to work directly with a faculty member on an independent research topic. Initially, some teachers are hesitant to step directly into an independent research program, but are usually eager to do so after the team-style program offered in the first year.
Start Date: 06/29/2009
End Date: 08/07/2009
Duration: 8 weeks
Application Deadline: 03/31/2009
Opportunity Website: http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/education/ret/
Sponsor Link: http://mrsec.org/education/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Professional Development/CEU
Benefit Explanation: $3800 stipend
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: Must be a middle school, high school or community college teacher currently teaching math, science or technology.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: CCMR RET Program
267 Clark Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Fax: 607-255-3957