Teacher professional development pilot program accepting applications

A recent survey emphasizes the need for STEM teachers, especially in the subject area of physics.

Certified teachers can apply now to receive up to $2,000 in professional development scholarship money over three years. Professional development must support the certificated teacher in gaining additional credentials and/or certifications in math, science, technology, engineering or career and technical education.

Scholarship applicants must:

Be an Arizona certified teacher with a current contract at an Arizona public school; Pursue professional development at a regionally or nationally accredited public or private postsecondary educational institution(s) in Arizona; and agree to teach in a public school in Arizona for three years after the completing coursework or program.

For more information, visit azed.gov/hetl/pd-pilot-program/, email TeacherProfessionalDevelopmentScholarship@azed.gov or call 602-364-1842