UTeach Expansion Recognized as President Obama Spotlights Importance of Teachers in Improving U.S. Innovation
At a special event at the White House today (Jan 6.), President Barack Obama recognized the national replication of The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach program and the supporters of that replication.
The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences and College of Education have been awarded $12.5 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to prepare educators to teach engineering to Texas high-school students.
Event: Educators from around the country interested in replicating The University of Texas at Austin's successful UTeach program for preparing secondary math and science teachers will attend a three-day conference Tuesday through Thursday.
The University of Texas at Austin has established a five-year exchange agreement with Aga Khan University (AKU) in Pakistan, which has campuses in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The agreement includes research collaborations, special events and lectures, secondary teaching training programs, and faculty and student exchanges.
UTeach, the nationally acclaimed program for preparing secondary teachers in mathematics, science and computer science, is celebrating 10 years of success at The University of Texas at Austin.