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Preparing STEM Teachers for Rural Places

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This project addresses the preparation of teachers for rural STEM placements with a focus on the unique contexts of rurality and teaching STEM in rural settings.  Addressing preservice teachers’ intentions to teach in rural schools, as well as their persistence and retention once hired as rural STEM teachers, is an important step in providing equity for rural students. Program features to be discussed include collaboration with five community colleges in rural western Kansas to assist in recruiting of STEM majors, a seminar course to develop student understanding on thriving in a rural place, and a week-long immersive field experience in a rural school.

NSF Awards: 1758501

Presented in: 2022 (see original presentation & discussion)

Grade Level: Undergraduate

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May 2022
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