The Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) program is a seven-week immersive summer experience in secondary science or mathematics education at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, funded by the National Science Foundation. TEU participants earn a generous stipend, take a 60-hour course in science pedagogy, and apply what they're learning to teaching urban high school students under the supervision of a master teacher-mentor. If you are committed to a career in secondary education or seriously interested in exploring the possibility of such a career, apply now.

  • For information and to apply: TEU.vassar.edu
  • Application deadline: February 28, 2017
  • Acceptances announced: March 15, 2017
  • Program start date: June 3, 2017


TEU participants receive:

  • A generous stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Room and food allowance
  • Books and course materials
  • Option to earn credit for pedagogy course
  • Funding to attend national or regional conference on STEM education


TEU participants complete:

  • A science pedagogy course
  • A teaching practicum under the supervision of a mentor
  • A post-summer science education leadership project at home institution