Your help could further MMSA’s vision of a brighter STEM future for the State of Maine and the nation. Today, I ask you to support MMSA and become a part of the movement to support exciting new ways for our youth to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Maine Mathematics & Science Alliance is recruiting a third cohort of Teacher Fellows! If you’re a high school STEM teacher and you’d like to bring students to the Maine State Science Fair (MSSF), this is a great way to get started.
- Satisfaction of involving your students in their own original, independent research and engineering projects.
- Professional development at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor on July 31 & August 1. We’ll cover your food and lodging. If you attend both days you’ll get a $500 stipend.
- Access to webinars, resources, and assistance from MSSF staff throughout the school year.
- A $1,500 stipend for completing program requirements, listed below.
- Reimbursement up to $200 to cover costs associated with student projects.
- Submit initial paperwork to join the program, including a letter of support from a school administrator.
- Oversee your students to meet MSSF form submission deadlines.
- Bring at least three student projects to the Maine State Science Fair, date TBD in March 2018.
- Complete exit interview with MSSF staff.
If you’re interested in becoming a Maine State Science Fair Teacher Fellow, please complete the application form at mmsa.formstack.com/forms/fellows_2018 by May 20, 2017. Preference is given to teachers who have not previously participated in MSSF and those from rural schools, but we will consider applications from all Maine high school STEM teachers.
For more information, contact Stefany Burrell via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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