Career Changers

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The Teach (STEM)³ Noyce Initiative provides built-in mentorship, preparation and support for career changers in STEM fields wishing to pursue teaching opportunities. The one-year clinical residency program addresses the growing need for STEM teachers by providing a full tuition stipend for professionals in those fields to become high school teachers as they pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).

Partnering with local schools is a vital component of the program. Jas’Minique (Jazz) Potter ’18 (MAT), who previously worked as a design engineer for Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis, is now teaching at a central Indiana high school. Potter was among the first cohort who recently graduated from the program, who have all obtained teaching positions at area schools. Read more

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