Growing Tomorrow's STEM Teachers (GTST) Grant Program
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Teacher Recruitment Grant
Indiana University Southeast School of Education received a two-year award by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education to continue the recruitment, preparation and education of highly qualified pre-service and in-service STEM teachers in Indiana school corporations.
The GTST 2021-2023 grant includes the following features:
- Pays tuition and fees for up to 18 graduate credit hours to 20 candidates enrolled in either IU Southeast’s Master of Science in Secondary Education or the Advance to Teaching post-baccalaureate program in a STEM area. Candidates can obtain their master’s or initial teaching license while still working.
- Develops future dual credit high school teachers who meet state requirements through a revised Master of Science in Secondary Education program with a concentration in a STEM area including 18 hours in content and 12 hours in content pedagogy.
- Updates qualifications of current dual credit high school teachers to meet Indiana’s Higher Learning Commission requirements through up to 18 hours of relevant STEM content.
- Recruits new, highly-qualified post-baccalaureate candidates into an initial teaching license in secondary education STEM areas through a state-approved Advance to Teaching licensure pathway
- Offers professional development workshops and seminars for K-12 teachers with direct relevance to STEM teachers’ classrooms.
- Pays one year of tuition and fees for undergraduates seeking to be licensed teachers in science or mathematics.
- Provides long-term mentoring from education, natural science and industry personnel to assist teachers in the classroom.
Please contact Dr. Sumreen Asim at firstname.lastname@example.org for GTST program information.
Please complete the GTST 2021/2022 Application by February 28, 2022.
GTST School Supporters: West Clark Community Schools, Greater Clark County Schools, Lanesville Community School Corporation, New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation, and South Harrison Community School Corporation.
GTST Community & Business Partners: SAMTEC, Maker 13, Floyd County Soil & Water Conservation, Amatrol, and Johnson & Johnson.