This two-year program serves to increase preservice students' understanding of STEM and how to teach integrative STEM in the classroom
Calling STEM Master Teachers
Virginia Space Grant Consortium recruited MASTER TEACHERS for the 2014-2016 Integrative STEM for Pre-service Teachers program (inSTEP) among all eligible Virginia certified teachers. inSTEP hired 5 master teachers to serve as consultants to support and mentor 32 pre-service teachers (with interest in teaching grades 4-8) for a two year program, beginning Spring 2014 and closing 2016. Master Teachers earned a stipend of $5,000 in each year for their role in inSTEP, totaling $10,000.