Higher Education Institution

Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

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By 2021, we will...

Have worked with approximately 50 Navajo Nation teachers through the DINÉ Institute at NAU to learn to use culturally-relevant teaching strategies in STEM instruction.

Have recruited and graduated 60 - 100 new STEM teachers by providing the AZ Teachers Academy Scholarship that pays for all tuition and expenses related to the completion of the teacher education degree.

Have provided high quality professional development in STEM to 100 - 150 PK-12 in-service teachers through CSTL's professional development programs.

Is there anything else you intend to do to maximize your impact via the network?

Coordinate our efforts with the AZ Teachers Academy at NAU to ensure that all STEM majors are informed of the Teachers Academy Scholarship and encouraged to consider STEM teaching as a attractive career choice.