UTeach in the News

News

  • UTeach alum and Fulmore Middle School teacher, Veronica Twining, received a $2500 grant from Thank A Million Teachers, sponsored by Farmers Insurance. Check out her proposal here: https://www.thankamillionteachers.com/vote-for-a-proposal/grant-awardees/

  • DEADLINE: April 25, 2014

    Submit your project today!

    Students taking PBI and Apprentice Teaching in the Spring 2014 semester are eligible.

    UTeach CNS is now accepting applications for:

    1. recognition certificates for exceptional projects designed by current PBI students 
    2. monetary awards for exceptional projects enacted by students currently enrolled in Apprentice Teaching

    All projects will be evaluated according to the rubric. [click here for the rubric]

    The application form and project documentation form can be found here. Fill these out and send to Dr. Jill Marshall. [marshall@austin.utexas.edu]

    Recognized projects will be archived on the UTeach Lesson Plan website. Winners of the Apprentice Teaching Awards will be announced at the Graduate Recognition Dinner and at the UTeach Institute Conference.

    Starting with Fall 2014, this award will also include monetary awards for exceptional projects enacted by UTeach alums in their first three years of teaching. Watch for details!

    For more information, talk to your PBI instructor.

    DEADLINE: April 25, 2014

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    Associate Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies, Larry Abraham, received the 2013 Civitatis Award in recognition of his outstanding service to the university. Established in 1997, the award celebrates dedicated professors who excel in teaching, research, and service.

    “Larry is the heart and soul of our efforts in Undergraduate Studies to strengthen and manage the core curriculum for the university,” said Brent Iverson, dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies. “He’s truly a behind-the-scenes superstar who has positively affected the lives of every undergraduate many times over.”

    [read more on the UT UGS website]

  • UTeach alumni, Curtis Wyman, discusses his non-traditional pathway to teaching for Physics Today