Ohio University

STEM+ for All Teaching Fellowship

Put Research into Practice

Beginning in January, and again in May, The Patton College is launching a STEM+ FOR ALL cohort focused on supporting individuals who seek to change their careers to be intervention specialist teachers. Each prospective teacher will receive ongoing training and mentoring, along with financial support, to obtain licensure as an intervention specialist. 

Benefits of the STEM+ for ALL Program

Putting Research into Practice

  • Acquire knowledge and skills related to the most effective teaching practices for instructing all students across a variety of environments
  • Gain content expertise in STEM fields

Meeting the Diverse Needs of All Students

  • 17 months of training and mentorship from faculty and mentor teachers in intervention specialist and STEM fields
  • 18 courses and 1 action research project
  • 2 practicum experiences and 1 year-long internship in the greater Columbus vicinity
  • 2 years of ongoing post-graduation support

Commitments

Upon graduation, we are committed to:

  • Assisting you in securing employment as an intervention specialist
  • Providing you with two years of follow-up support as a new teacher
  • Supporting your credentialing in computer information and technology

Upon graduation, you are committed to:

  • Teaching students with special needs for at least three years or repaying the stipend(s) you received
  • Participating in ongoing professional development that we provide to strengthen your teaching effectiveness

Financial Aid


Prospective teachers in the STEM+ FOR ALL program receive the following financial supports:

  • Stipend up to $27,450 to offset cost-of-living expenses incurred while completing the program
  • Stipend up to $2,000 per semester in TEACH Grant funding
  • Additional federal financial aid based on financial need (must complete the FAFSA to determine need)
  • A limited number of full scholarships to cover program tuition and fees is available for qualifying students

Put Your Plan into Action

Application materials include two letters of recommendation, a writing sample of two pages indicating your commitment to teaching and highlighting your knowledge and/or accomplishments in STEM+ fields and unofficial transcripts from your baccalaureate degree program. Because space is limited in this program, applicants are encouraged as early as possible.

 

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Contact

Jennifer Ottley
Program Coordinator
309 McCracken Hall
specialeducation@ohio.edu
740.593.0154