Through UTeach, students enrolled in STEM-related degree programs are able to earn their teaching certification, without any added cost or semesters in college, through active university and school district collaboration. UTeach curriculum is rigorous and research-based, integrating themes important to STEM education. Students receive early, continuous, and intensive field experiences with practicing teacher leaders. The program has seen significant impacts on STEM-teacher certification, workforce entrance, and retention.
Level 2 – The percent of certified UTeach graduates who enter teaching immediately is 42 percent higher than the national average, and the average four-year teacher retention rate for UTeach graduates is 17 percent higher than the national average.
UTeach Program Data, Fall 2011: A biannual report that describes new program initiatives, and descriptive data such as enrollment figures, current student demographics, and graduate teaching status. (Available online)
UTeach National Replication, Fall 2011: Provides specific timeline, tips for replication, and curriculum details, as well as longitudinal data from current programs. (Available online)