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Name: Research Experience for Teachers
School/Institution: Baylor University
City: Waco
State: TX
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: CASPER's (Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics, & Engineering Research) Summer Research Experiences for Teachers Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Baylor University, the Physics Department and CASPER) offers elementary school, middle school and high school teachers an opportunity for active research participation with Baylor University faculty in the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research. The primary purpose of the Summer RET Program is to allow teachers to develop new curriculum while interacting in a working research environment. This is part of a nation-wide effort to enable public school teachers the opportunity to infuse cutting edge science and technology into the classroom. The eight week program will begin around the first of June and end around the middle of August. (The starting and ending dates are flexible and may be adjusted to fit ISD schedules.) RET Fellows will be paid up to two months of their current annualized salary for the eight week period.
Duration: 8 weeks
Application Deadline: 04/07/2009
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Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Truell W. Hyde
CASPER, One Baylor Place #97310
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798-7310
Phone: 254-710-3763
Fax: 254-710-7309