Participation in the program will allow students to accomplish the following program objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of scientific evidence-based teaching practices and educational theory
  • Learn and practice reflective teaching and conduct personal projects using teaching as research principles
  • Participate in a mentored team teaching experience and an individual teaching internship tailored to each students’ teaching and career interests
  • Produce a reflective teaching document (teaching portfolio) or complete a teaching as research project (poster, paper, or presentation)
  • Combine their experience as a scientific researcher with experience as an educator to bring the best of both into the classroom, lab, and/or mentorship environment