Community Impact with Teacher Leaders in Data Science and Mathematical Modeling

The Developing Teacher Leaders in Data Science and Mathematical Modeling program is an NSF-funded teacher fellowship program (NSF #2345194). Applications are now underway.

Who Qualifies

  • Secondary mathematics teachers working in high-need school districts in Utah who have, or are willing to obtain, a master’s degree.

What You Get

  • Already have a masters degree: salary supplement of $14k/year for five years.
  • Need a masters degree: salary supplement of $14k/year for four years plus tuition remission for a masters degree through USU.

Other Highlights

  • Obtain a certificate in Mathematical Modeling and Data Science Education.
  • Co-design culturally relevant DS & MM lessons with USU faculty and peers.
  • Develop expertise in teaching and computer programming.


Application Materials

  1. Curriculum Vitae or Resume describing your teaching experience, education, and current credentials
  2. A single-spaced letter of intent, no more than one page, describing your motivation for participation, leadership potential, and community involvement
  3. A brief lesson plan of a mathematics lesson you taught
  4. A 5-minute video demonstration of you teaching a mathematics lesson (does not require a live student audience)
  5. A picture or scan of your current Utah teaching license
  6. A letter of support from your current principal indicating your leadership potential and suitability to be involved in the project
  7. College transcripts (unofficial transcripts are fine) for both undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate coursework, collated into a single pdf

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