Army Offers STEM Teachers a Summer Research Experience
new program associated with the United States Army is
preparing a summer program to help teachers of science, technology,
and math (STEM).
are being accepted through April 22
for the Research Experiences for STEM Educators and
Teachers (RESET) program
planned by the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP).
some participants will experience the
workshops via an online portal, others will spend up to four weeks in
laboratory. The goal is to provide a summer experience for teachers of
underserved populations and reinforce their content knowledge through
and interaction with U.S. Army and Defense Department scientists and
group of about 20 participants will complete
two online learning modules, each lasting about a week. In the early
all participants will work on the Introduction to Research course and,
summer, Taking Research Into the Classroom.
smaller group of those same participants —
probably six — will experience four weeks of paid on-site research time
participating U.S. Army laboratory. Those working in the labs will
research with the others on a weekly basis.
is an Army-sponsored program intended to
help students and teachers of STEM subjects.
participants and applicants can learn
more and apply at cvent.com.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.