ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The program is a partnership between the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the UH College of Education and is supported by grant funding from the National Science Foundation.
Length of master's program: 14 months
Degree received: Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a STEM emphasis
Instruction model: hybrid online and face-to-face classes, conducive to a working teacher’s schedule
Selected participants will be eligible for:
- Scholarships to cover tuition and fees up to $16,000.
- Annual $10,000 salary stipends for four years after graduation for conducting professional development sessions at their campuses.
Courses and coaching will focus on topics such as:
- Understanding the significance of students’ cultural and educational experiences to inform STEM teaching and learning;
- Developing teacher leadership skills;
- The roles of technology and inquiry-based instruction in STEM education; and
- Engineering design.