Tuesday, February 23, 2010

2010 RET

Summer Research Opportunity for Teachers and Community College Faculty - Northeastern University

The Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)
program is a six-week summer research experience for high school mathematics and science teachers and Community College Faculty funded by the National Science Foundation. Participants work in state-of-the-art research laboratories affiliated with the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Engineering, The Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS), the Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) Center, and the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN).

A stipend of $6,000 will be provided to participants in addition to $500 for classroom materials and supplies.

Professional development for participating teachers is provided by the Center for STEM Education.
Completed applications must be received by April 2, 2010. Applicants will be notified of their status via email by April 16, 2010. Due to the intensity of the program, we cannot make provision for vacation or personal time during the program except under extreme circumstances.
Please feel free to contact Claire Duggan, Project Director (c.duggan@neu.edu) at 617.373.2036 with any questions.

For more information about the Research Experiences for Teachers at Northeastern University program, visit http://www.stem.neu.edu/ret.htm

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