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Do you know any early-career high school teachers who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and are dedicated to challenging and supporting all students?

If so, the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowship could help them succeed in ways they've never imagined.

Through their comprehensive five-year Teaching Fellowship, beginning high school teachers (see eligibility criteria below) become part of a community of educators committed to leading from the classroom and becoming change agents in education. KSTF Fellows receive stipends, funds for professional development, grants for teaching materials, and opportunities for leadership and mentoring.  Applications for 2015 Teaching Fellowships will be accepted until 12:00 a.m. PST on October 29, 2014.

On May 21, KSTF will host a webinar that provides an overview of the Teaching Fellows Program, including the application process. Click on the link below to register to attend.Wednesday, May 21 at 3:00 p.m.

EDT REGISTER NOW HERE.

To be considered for a KSTF Teaching Fellowship, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

* Have earned a degree in a discipline related to the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach by September 1, 2015
* Have a recent content degree (typically earned within the last 5-10 years)
* Have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their primary career
* Have no more than one year of teaching experience (as the teacher of record) as of September 1, 2015
* Have earned or will earn a valid state teaching credential/certificate/license that enables them to teach grades 9-12 in the United States no earlier than January 1, 2010 and no later than September 1, 2015

NEED ASSISTANCE?  Contact Ebony Freeman, KSTF Communications and Development Manager, via email at ebony.freeman@kstf.org to request KSTF materials or a personalized presentation for your institution.

About KSTF: The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) was established by Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles in 1999 to increase the number of high quality high school science and mathematics teachers and ultimately, improve math and science education in the United States. The KSTF Teaching Fellows Program, the Foundation's signature program, awards exceptional young men and women with five-year, early-career Fellowships, empowering them to become master teachers and leaders in education. For more information, visit www.kstf.org.Knowles Science Teaching Foundation | 1000 North Church Street Moorestown NJ, 08057 | 856-608-0008