Supporting New Teachers

Even with exemplary preservice teacher education, new teachers find the first few years in the classroom to be trying experiences. To better ensure the success and retention of new teachers, STEMTEC will provide support to new science and math teachers in the participating schools districts; some but not all of these teachers will have received their educations in the participating colleges. The program is designed to implement the state-mandated Standard Certification process which, as a result of the 1993 Education Reform Act, must be completed within five years of initial certification. STEMTEC will work closely with the faculty in the colleges that have Standard Certification programs and will provide new science and math teachers with the following resources:

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Created June 2000
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