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Research Experience for Teachers

2017-ret-flyer Rethink, rebuild, and re-engineer science education

An intensive five-week research experience for K-12 and community college faculty at ASU’s Solar Power Laboratories.

  • Conduct research with nation’s top photovoltaic scientists with open access to the lab equipped with industrial grade fabrication equipment.
  • Work with engineering education researchers to develop connections between laboratory and classroom.
  • Spend one day a week outside the lab, working on curricula, demonstrations and lab projects tailored to the needs of your students.
  • Develop long-term relationships with facility managers, faculty and graduate students.
  • Receive additional support to ensure implementation of your curricula at your home institution.
  • All materials developed during the program will be made available to the wider community college system through PVeducation.org.

Program details

  • May 30  – July 3, 2017
  • Stipend – $5,200 
  • Single occupancy dorm room and round-trip travel funding (for out-of-town participants)

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Open to community college faculty
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Prohibited from taking courses or working while participating in the program
  • Must be available to attend the entire five-week program
  • Must deploy curricular products in institution

Application requirements

Priority deadline: March 15, 2017
Applications will be considered after the deadline date until all positions are filled.
Applicants must submit a completed application and curriculum vitae.

Completed application should include:

  1. RET Application
  2. Curriculum vitae

Submit application materials to:

Tiffany Rowlands
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies (QESST)
Arizona State University
PO Box 875706, Tempe, AZ 85287-5706

Download the 2017 ASU-QESST RET Flyer

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