The STEM Teacher Leadership Program at Georgia Tech is an innovative software engineering and computing training program that brings advanced teaching techniques to middle and high school teachers in Metro Atlanta.
- Create a professional network of Metro Atlanta middle and high school teachers to serve as instructional leaders in computer science.
- Strengthen computation aspects of STEM curricula and instruction in Atlanta-area public schools.
- Enhance middle school student interest and achievement in STEM subjects and software engineering.
The STEM Teacher Leadership Program at Georgia Tech, which comprises four weeks of intensive summer training -- June 4 through 29 -- in software engineering and computing with 20 selected teachers. Teachers will have access to Georgia Tech’s state-of-the-art computing research and Honeywell engineers, who will serve as mentors and coaches.
The Honeywell STEM Challenge, a software engineering competition open to students in computer science courses taught by STEM Teacher Leadership Program teachers (current or alumni).
The STEM Teacher Leadership Program Symposium, an annual academic conference and networking event where alumni and other teachers and leaders from Metro Atlanta can attend additional academic and networking activities at Georgia Tech.
Schools that are pursuing STEM certification with support from superintendents and district level leaders will be eligible for selection.
Selected teachers will have strong superintendent and principal recommendations, a demonstrated ability to implement innovative instructional practices, and possess the skills and willingness to serve as STEM ambassadors.
Teachers from identified schools will be invited to submit an online application along with documentation of their superintendent and principal's support. The two-year program runs from 2018 and 2019. For more information on how your school can participate in The STEM Teacher Leadership Program at Georgia Tech, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.