Do you know someone who might want to be a Middle School Science or Math Teacher?


E=mc² at Temple University in Philadelphia

Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. has an accelerated program for change of career, early retirees or currently unemployed individuals who have a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 15 credits in Math or Science.   This transition to teaching program is called E= MC² (Educating Middle Grades Teachers for Challenging Contexts). Visit the website at:   Important components of the program are as follows: ·         One year accelerated program ·         Scholarships are available for approved applicants to cover most of the tuition ·         Courses are held on two Fridays and Saturdays a month, so individuals with flexible work schedules can continue working until the last semester when they need to complete student teaching ·         Courses designed and taught by Temple University faculty that link mathematics or science, respectively, with teaching strategies appropriate for middle-school-aged children ·         Initial practical experience in cooperating schools with middle school students followed by progressively more independent and involved classroom work ·         Independent teaching supported by master teachers during 14 weeks of full-time student teaching ·         Participants are qualified to receive Pennsylvania  “Instruction I “ certification upon successful completion of the program ·         Temple provides in-class new teacher support for the first 3 years of teaching ·         Teachers must commit to working in an Urban School District (e.g. Philadelphia, Chester, Harrisburg) for 3 years after completing program If you know someone who might be interested, please forward them this message and ask them to contact Chris Sadjian Peacock at: so interested individuals can be invited to one of the “lunch and learn” personalized information sessions.