Mary Long was one of the principals involved in the development of the UTeach program. She was a member of the Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel’s (OSEP’s) Committee on Attracting Science and Mathematics Ph.Ds. to Secondary School Teaching. Ms. Long taught science for 28 years in middle schools and high schools in several states. She has served as director of the Austin Independent School District Science Academy and as manager of the district’s Science and Health Resource Center. Ms. Long received a Master’s in Education in science education from The University of Texas at Austin.
- Texas Teacher of the Year, 1986
- Austin Teacher of the Year, 1985