USC Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California ACCESS 4 Teachers-RET
The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering
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USC ACCESS 4Teachers - Research Experience for Teachers program

Program Overview

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The University of Southern California’s (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering (VSoE) has partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and other neighboring urban school districts to develop an integrated engineering professional development program targeting K-12 educators in response to the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Site Competition. The resulting USC ACCESS 4Teachers - Research Experience for Teachers program is a collaborative research-based professional development effort that combines the science, engineering, technological, and pedagogical expertise of USC faculty with urban inner-city educators in 6-8th grade science classrooms in Urban School Districts. 

2014 Program:
June 30th - August 1st 
M-F: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Follow up school year program (TBD)

Approximate Honoraria:
Summer experience: $5,000 plus additional honoraria for fall and spring curricular follow up.