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Applying to RET

Research Experience for TEACHERS Program

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be a certified or a pre-service teacher within RI and surrounding MA with access to GK-12 students in a classroom setting. 

We will work primarily with science teachers, however,  teachers in fields such as art, economics, and math will be considered through a team teaching approach, to encourage students to consider issues of engineering design, business, as well as the mathematical framework that underpins so many of the principles of engineering science. 

The Summer 2010 Program will begin on Tuesday July 6, 2010 and continue, Monday - Friday until Friday, August 13, 2010. First year participants will receive a stipend of $750 for a 35 hour week. Those teacher participants who are invited back for a second summer will receive a stipend of $1,000 per week for the 35 hour week. Each participant must be available for the entire six week program.

Interested teachers should submit all of the following:

  • The completed application form in pdf format; the application deadline is April 30, 2010.
  • Please include additional sheets or documents where necessary, to allow the selection committee to choose a group of teacher participants who will work well together and complement each others projects and abilities.

Send application package to:

MRSEC / RET Program
Brown University
Center for Advanced Materials Research
182 Hope Street
Barus & Holley Building, Box M
Providence, RI 02912