PEF And HCDE Looking For Math And Science Teachers To Inspire Students

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

PEF and HCDE’s teacher residency program, Project Inspire, is looking for people interested in teaching math and science in high needs schools in Hamilton County.  

Officials said, "This would be a perfect opportunity for college students nearing graduation and majoring in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering and math) or professionals working in a STEM field who are looking for a career change."  

PEF and Project Inspire Tennessee will have an informational meeting on Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m. at PEF which is at 100 E. 10th Street in Chattanooga.  Project Inspire will also be hosting a webinar on Thursday, from 7-8 p.m.  

The web link will be http://www.anymeeting.com/ PIID=EA51DF8388483A.


Officials said, "Project Inspire is a teacher residency program, much like a medical residency. If you have a passion for learning, seek to positively influence communities, and consistently pursue ambitious goals, then Project Inspire is for you."


As part of Project Inspire participants will:


?         Earn a Tennessee license for teaching in just one year

?         Earn a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from Tennessee Technological University

?         Receive a living stipend during the residency year


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