KSTF Teaching Fellowship Applications due 10/15/13

07/13/2013 11:42 AM | Anonymous

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) supports passionate, dedicated teachers to thrive in the profession, lead from the classroom and become change agents in education. The KSTF five-year fellowship is now accepting applications until October 15, 2013. Below is an overview of our teaching fellowship and eligibility requirements. Please share this information with future and beginning high school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers in your network. For more information on our teaching fellowship, review our recruitment flyer or visit www.kstf.org/apply. Thank you in advance for helping us to spread the word.


KSTF Teaching Fellowship Overview

The KSTF five-year fellowship, one of the most generous and comprehensive professional development programs for STEM teachers, provides its fellows access to a close, collaborative community of like-minded colleagues. KSTF Teaching Fellowships are awarded annually in the areas of STEM education. In selecting fellows, KSTF asseses depth and breadth of the applicant's content knowledge, their potential to develop exemplary teaching practices and their ability to cultivate their leadership skills to become teacher leaders.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Demonstrate leadership and outstanding content knowledge
  • Possess a recent content degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (typically within the last 5–10 years)
  • Commit to teaching high school STEM subject(s) in the United States as a primary career (cannot have more than 5–10 years of work experience in another field, or more than 2 years of teaching experienceundefinednot intended for career changers)
  • Earn a secondary teaching credential no earlier than January 1, 2013 or no later than September 1, 2014

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
1000 North Church Street
Moorestown NJ, 08057

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) was established by Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles in 1999 to increase the number of high quality high school science and mathematics teachers and ultimately, improve math and science education in the United States. KSTF operates three programs that build national capacity for improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching, leading, and learning: Teaching Fellowships, Research and Evaluation, and Senior Fellows.

The ATOMIC Mission is to ensure that every Connecticut student receives world-class education in mathematics by providing vision, leadership and support to the K-16 mathematics community and by providing every teacher of mathematics the opportunity to grow professionally.

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