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10.04.2017

UTeach Director Michael Marder co-authored a school finance study with Chandra Villanueva of the Center for Public Policy Priorities. The report details the effect of Legislative budget cuts on Texa...

 
07.12.2017

On Monday, July 10, Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation announced its Raising Texas Teachers initiative, which allocates $50 million in scholarships over the course of 10 years to future teachers at 10...

 
06.12.2017

by Kate York  When faced with the choice to “go big, or go home” in facilitating Project-Based Instruction (PBI) at UTeach Dallas, Master Teachers Kate York and Katie Donaldson have definitel...

 
04.22.2017

The UTeach Institute has released an application for institutions of higher education that are interested in implementing a UTeach secondary STEM teacher preparation program. Universities plann...

 
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...

 
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...

 
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

Students of a UTeach alumna win the International Space Settlement Design competition. ...

 
06.24.2015

On June 4, 2015, the College Board officially endorsed Thriving in Our Digital World, a course developed at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), in preparation for the Fall 2016 launch of ...

 
05.14.2015

National UTeach programs are growing and producing highly qualified secondary STEM teachers across the U.S.! ...