Deadline: October 15, 2013
The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) is now accepting applications from Teachers worldwide for the 2014 Teaching Fellowship. If you are passionate about teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), and are dedicated to challenging and supporting all students, the KSTF Teaching Fellowship could help you succeed in ways you’ve never imagined. KSTF supports passionate, dedicated teachers to thrive in the profession, lead from the classroom and become change agents in education. The KSTF fellowship is one of the most generous and comprehensive professional development programs for STEM teachers, that provides its fellows access to a close, collaborative community of like-minded colleagues.
KSTF Science and Mathematics Teaching Fellowships are intended to support beginning high school science and math teachers. Fellows are chosen from among individuals who:
- Are committed to teaching high school STEM
- Have earned or are in the process of earning a degree in a discipline related to the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach
- Have outstanding current content knowledge with a recent degree or education (typically within the last 5–10 years)
- Have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their primary career
- Have not previously established a career (typically more than 5–10 years in another field)
- Have recently earned a secondary teaching credential (no earlier than January 1, 2013) or will earn their credential no later than September 1, 2014
- If you unsure about your eligibility after reading the selection criteria, please contact us at [email protected] with questions.
KSTF Teaching Fellowships are awarded based on the following three selection criteria:
- The potential to develop the content knowledge needed for teaching.
- The potential to develop exemplary teaching practices.
- The potential to develop the qualities of a teacher leader.
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