Welcome to teachHOUSTON
teachHOUSTON is a non-profit organization at the University of Houston which prepares and supports mathematics and science majors for careers in secondary education.
If you are
an undergraduate who wants to teach mathematics or science at high school level, then teachHOUSTON is for you.
teachHOUSTON students have access to scholarships, tuition assistance, advisors for all aspects of the program, and continued
support after graduation.
- The $12,000 Robert Noyce University of Houston Scholarship ( $6000 in Fall 2013 and $6000 in Spring 2014)
Don't miss this opportunity! Apply for a teachHOUSTON $12,000 NOYCE Teacher Scholarship (http://www.teachhouston.uh.edu/Scholarships.html). The teachHOUSTON Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to support outstanding future teachers of STEM courses in the completion of their degrees. Students must demonstrate outstanding skills as STEM teacher candidates (GPA must be at least 3.0) as well as a passion for making a difference in the world through teaching.
Due date: Monday, June 10, 2013
The Elizabeth P. and Harold R. Williams Foundation University of Houston Scholarship
($2,500 in Spring 2013)
teachHOUSTON is excited to offer the Elizabeth P. and Harold R. Williams UH Scholarship to support outstanding future teachers of STEM courses in the completion of their degrees. Students must demonstrate outstanding skills as STEM teacher candidates as well as a passion for making a difference in the world through teaching. Selection for the scholarship will be determined on excellent academic and professional performance. (Application due date: Friday, April 12, 2013 )
- ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Application
The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp is now accepting applications for camp counselors.
Please view responsibilities and qualifications for this position as well as the counselor application in the application form
Please submit applications via e-mail to Dr. Perri Segura at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application form: download .doc or in pdf
Application deadline: April 15, 2013
Interviews will be held during the week of April 22nd
Camp Dates: June 9-21, 2013
- UH - Mars Rover (pictures slide-show)
- Robert Noyce University of Houston Scholarship ( $5000 in Spring 2013 and $5000 in Summer 2013)
The Robert Noyce University of Houston Scholarship Program seeks to support outstanding future teachers of STEM courses in the completion of their degrees. Students must demonstrate outstanding skills as STEM teacher candidates as well as a passion for making a difference in the world through teaching. Selection for the scholarship will be determined on excellent academic and professional performance. Applicants will be considered on grade point average, career goals, leadership experience, honors and awards, professional development, community service, teachHOUSTON & university service, financial need, gender, ethnicity, and disability status. Applicants may also indicate if they will be first in their families to complete a university degree.
Applications due : Friday, February 22, 2013
- NSF Gives UH $985K Grant to Boost Science Education in Houston
- HISD Background Check forms
- PowerPoint tools (useful video guide to PowerPoint presentation and Excel)
- Recruiting event for secondary science and math teachers
On October 23, 2012, HISD will be hosting a recruiting event for secondary science and math teachers. This event will located at Farish Hall on the University of Houston's campus. For more information about the event, please email Dr. Paige Evans (email@example.com).
For questions concerning the application process, please contact Ashanti Turner, HISD recruiter (firstname.lastname@example.org).
HISD is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. Its schools are dedicated to giving every student the best possible education through an intensive core curriculum and specialized, challenging instructional and career programs. We are currently hiring for this school year for immediate and future vacancies. Please apply to the "Teacher, District Wide-All Subjects" posting below. It can also be found on the HISD Jobs page.
Please click the link below to go directly to the application.
District Wide Teacher Application
- Mathematics Preservice Teacher Scholarship ($2000 , deadline May 01, 2012)
Any student attending a Texas college, university (public or private), or Texas approved alternative certification entity and who plans on student teaching during the 2012-13 school year in order to pursue teacher certification at the elementary, middle or secondary level with a specialization or teaching field in mathematics is eligible to apply. All applicants must be non-certified in the teaching profession prior to the 2011-2012 school year and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.25 in all courses that apply to the degree (or certification).
$1 Million Gift Boosts Teacher Prep Program for Future Math, Science Teachers
teachHOUSTON, the University of Houston program that works to combat the national shortage of qualified science and math teachers, is the recipient of a $1 million gift from Kitty King Powell. It is the largest gift given to the UH program that began in 2007. This generous gift will play a significant role in helping teachHOUSTON achieve its goal of producing 100 new high school math and science teachers per year by 2015.
KBR Supports teachHOUSTON to Develop More Qualified Science, Math Teachers
UH’s program, teachHOUSTON, will be entering its fourth year this coming fall, and KBR’s contribution of $10,000 will help make it possible for students to gain expertise in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field to fill the shortage of secondary science and math teaching positions in the greater-Houston area.
AFCEA Education Scholarships for Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
The AFCEA Educational Foundation will offer scholarships of $5,000 to students actively pursuing an undergraduate or graduate education degree for the purpose of teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) subjects at a U.S. middle or secondary school.
For the school year of 2012, AFCEA is offering 60 scholarships of $5,000 each. there were 50 scholarships awarded last year. AFCEA also will provide grants of $1,000 each year for three years to these scholarship winners when they begin teaching