Summer Research Experience for Teachers (RET) at Purdue University

May 28, 2019 - July 3, 2019

The application window for the 2019 session is closed. 

2018 RET Teachers in the Research Lab

This six-week session takes place at Purdue University will focus on teachers’ development as researchers. Participants will collaborate with peers to discuss approaches for integrating research experiences in HS curricula that aligns with science standards and receive support from CISTAR mentors as lesson materials are implemented through their next school year. 

PROGRAM LENGTH: Six-week session

ELIGIBILITY: Engineering, technology, science, and math teachers are eligible to apply. 

STIPEND: $6,000 stipend includes additional funding for implementing, assessing and disseminating lesson materials.  

APPLICATION MATERIALS: 

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Essay describing why you are interested in participating in the CISTAR RET program and how might use what you learn from the program in your classroom next year,
  • Letter of support from your Principal or other Senior Administrator 

 

The Research Experience and Mentoring Program (REM)

Applications accepted till March 1, 2019

The Research Experience and Mentoring Program (REM) is a unique opportunity for NSBE SEEK mentors that allow mentors to also participate in relevant research focused catalysis, separations, and process design research while serving as a mentor-educator in a six-week research program at Purdue University. 

Program dates for REM-RET: May 28 - July 3

Application Period: December 1, 2018 - February 15, 2019 

Stipend: $6,000 stipend. Some additional funding for housing and travel.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: 

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Essay describing why you are interested in participating in the CISTAR RET program and how might use what you learn from the program in your classroom next year,
  • Letter of support from your Principal or other Senior Administrator 

For more information, please contact Assistant Director for Education Maeve Drummond, maeve@purdue.edu, 765-494-2254