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08.10.2018

TWENTY-TWO STUDENTS AWARDED CHARLES BUTT SCHOLARSHIP FOR ASPIRING TEACHERS TO ATTEND UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - AUSTIN – Inaugural cohort will receive $8,000 each year, ongoing training, mentorship,...

 
06.06.2017

This year, UTeach marks 20 years of STEM teacher preparation at The University of Texas at Austin. To show nationwide support for STEM education and call attention to the good work that UTeach progr...

 
02.17.2017

Richard Wright, a UTeach Austin graduate and physics teacher at St. Andrew's Upper School in Austin, has been selected as Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year! This award recognizes Richard as an exemp...

 
01.12.2017

When William Chan, AP environmental science teacher at Clements High School in Sugarland, Texas, moved to the United States from Hong Kong as a teenager, he’d grown accustomed to one pedagogical a...

 
01.11.2017

During the 20 years UTeach has prepared teachers, many have asked for evidence that high school students learn more if their teachers come from UTeach. Two recent studies from Texas show that studen...

 
12.08.2016

This week, UTeach Computer Science joined thousands of organizations in advocating for K–12 computer science (CS). Celebrated annually in December, CSEdWeek highlights the importance of CS for class...

 
11.17.2016

Amber Rodriguez had never grown a pumpkin before, but that didn’t stop the Environmental Systems teacher at Homer Hanna Early College High School in Brownsville, Texas, from trying when Brownsvill...

 
10.17.2016

Twenty years ago, there was no Snapchat or Instagram. Heck, there weren’t even smartphones! The Spice Girls and Hanson were at the top of the pop charts, George Lucas re-released special 20th anni...

 
10.11.2016

Learning to be a great secondary STEM teacher doesn’t stop once you graduate from your UTeach program. Among the opportunities for deep, meaningful professional development and social change throu...

 
09.08.2016

UTeach Professional Development is happy to announce that our first MOOC, Classroom Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning, is enrolling participants for the second run of the course. This self-paced...

 
08.31.2016

When people think of UTeach graduates, they probably have an image of an enthusiastic and engaged teacher in a high school classroom, inspiring youth to pursue their passion for chemistry or calculu...

 
07.27.2016

When William Kiker (BA Math 2007, MA Math 2012) was in first grade, he told his teacher that he, too, wanted to be a teacher when he grew up. Her response was to give him extra copies of every works...

 
05.18.2016

By Michael Marder, Professor of Physics and UTeach Executive Director, University of Texas at Austin In the fall of 1997, the University of Texas at Austin launched UTeach, which began preparing STEM ...

 
04.20.2016

This weekend, UTeach Arlington celebrates having graduated 100 secondary math and science teachers. This is a particularly notable accomplishment since the program is relatively new and has been produ...

 
02.05.2016

In his January 31 weekly address, President Obama announced his Computer Science (CS) for All initiative, which would allocate $4 billion in funding for states, including $100 million for districts...

 
09.11.2015

Rachal Roessler teaches chemistry and physics at Lorena High School, between Belton and Waco on the I-35 corridor in Texas. Ms. Roessler received her Master of Arts in Chemistry Education through U...

 
05.14.2015

National UTeach programs are growing and producing highly qualified secondary STEM teachers across the U.S.! Since 2008, 44 universities have followed The University of Texas at Austin and adopte...

 
03.19.2015

Eduardo Beato, UTeach UMASS Lowell alumnus and math teacher, was named Teacher of the Year at Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Congratulations, Eduardo! Uteach UmbrellaUteach Alu...

 
03.12.2015

Ryan Johnson, UCCS Teach alumnus and chemistry teacher at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs, was selected by the American Association of Chemistry Teachers to attend the American Chemical Socie...

 
03.05.2015

Lou Kuhn, UTeach Austin alumna and math teacher, was named Teacher of the Year at Crockett High School in Austin. Congratulations, Lou! Uteach UmbrellaUteach AustinUteach Alumni...

 
02.26.2015

Rony Reyes, teachHOUSTON alumnus and biology teacher, is the Teacher of the Year at Spring Branch School of Choice in Spring Branch Independent School District in Houston. Congratulations, Rony! Ute...

 
02.19.2015

Veronica Twining, UTeach Austin alumna and math teacher, was named the Fulmore Middle School Teacher of the Year in Austin Independent School District. Congratulations, Veronica! Uteach UmbrellaUtea...

 
02.12.2015

Jessica Garcia, teachHOUSTON alumna and geometry teacher, was awarded Rookie Teacher of the Year at Ridge Point High School in Houston. Congratulations, Jessica!   Uteach UmbrellaUteach Alumni...

 
02.06.2015

Tim Jones, science teacher at Harris County High School in Hamilton, Georgia, and UTeach Columbus alumnus, was awarded Pitsco Teacher of the Month for January. Tim also won the National Science Teac...

 
01.15.2015

Cassie Absher was awarded the Kansas Teacher of Promise in November. Michael Ralph, biology teacher at Olathe East Sr. High School in Olathe, Kansas, was awarded the 2014 National Association of B...

 
01.08.2015

Abria Harris, FSU-Teach alumnus and math teacher, was awarded New Teacher of the Year at Havana Middle School, in Havana, Florida. Abria is now eligible for the district-wide award. Congratulations!...

 
12.12.2014

The UTeach Alumni Conference Program Committee invites you to share your expertise and experience with fellow UTeach alumni at our 2nd Annual UTeach Alumni Conference in Austin, July 9-10, 2015. S...

 
12.11.2014

Nadia Shanaa, UTeach Austin alumna and 8th grade science teacher at Burnet Middle School in Austin, was awarded Campus Teacher of the Year and Austin Independent School District Semi-Finalist twice ...

 
12.04.2014

Today, UTeach and UTeach executive director Dr. Michael Marder will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher educatio...

 
11.20.2014

Mariam Manuel, science instructional coach at Katy Independent School District in Katy, Texas, and teachHOUSTON alumna, is presenting on authentic STEM based assessments in physics at the 2014 Texas...

 
10.27.2014

There are 2,153 UTeach graduates in the United States. Read this year's report (PDF) to learn all about them. Uteach UmbrellaUteach AustinUteach Alumni...

 
10.17.2014

Tim Ellis, UKanTeach alumnus, was selected for a science-teaching fellowship from the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation. He teaches chemistry, anatomy, and physiology at Washburn Rural High School...

 
10.09.2014

Lauren Gay, Teach North Texas alumna and math teacher at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas, is a recipient of the Texas Instruments Foundation Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards. She work...

 
09.29.2014

Tim Ellis and Brittany Roper, alumni of UKanTeach at the University of Kansas, were both honored as their districts' Horizon Teacher of the Year. Tim teaches at Washburn Rural High School in Auburn-...

 
09.29.2014

The UTeach Institute, 100Kin10, and Dozens of Partners Launch the Blow Minds Campaign Austin, TX. The UTeach Institute, together with 100Kin10 and dozens of partner organizations, has launching ...