Research, Grants and Development
Recent Proposal Submission by SOE Faculty
Title: “Science Teacher Preparation Academy”
PI/Co-PI: Dr. Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr.
Date Submitted: April 24, 2009
Funding Agency: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The overall goals of the Academy are to increase the number of Master Science Teachers and Master of Education in Science Education and to increase the effectiveness of teachers.
This will be a two-year program with a budget of $750,000 of which a large portion will be for tuition and fees.
Eleven school districts committed to partner with us that include: Point Isabel, Los Fresnos, San Benito, Rio Hondo, Harlingen, Lyford, Raymondville, Lasara, Santa Rosa, Santa Maria, and Progresso.