back: Ardis Maciolek, Tim Spuck, Rob Welsh, front: Tim Boyd, John Ford
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory offers summer research positions at the NRAO in Socorro, NM, Charlottesville, VA and Green Bank, WV. The program, called Research Experiences for Teachers, provides teachers with 8-week summer internships working with individual astronomers or other NRAO staff on their research. RET participants will be involved in one of several astronomy research projects which involve using radio telescopes to make observations, analyze data, construct instruments or monitor the local interference environment.
Stipend is $1000.00 per week (@ 5 days/week)
Other Summer Activities include:
Classroom projects:We will require that our teacher-participants:
Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $1000.00/week, and support for travel expenses to the American Astronomical Society meeting in January.
Who May ApplyAny K-12 teacher who is currently teaching and who will be teaching during the 2010/2011 school year may apply. NRAO is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications to the RET program will include:
Where to Send Application Materials:
Click Here. (Applications are online this year. )Once applications are in interested staff will review all of the application packets and conduct interviews by telephone. If you have further questions about this opportunity, please contact:
AAS Poster Abstracts of:
Tim Boyd, Garaway High School
Suzanne Conrad, Espanola Public Schools
Jean Davis, Cloudcroft Schools
John Ford, Spencer Middle School -- his full poster!
Ardis Maciolek, Grosse Pointe North High School -- her full poster!
Tim Spuck, Oil City High School
Rob Welsh, George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science
Nate Van Wey, Perry High School -- his full poster!
Chelen Johnson, Breck School
Dave Fleming, Concord College-- his full poster!
John Ciccarelli George Washington Carver High School
Joshua Bridger Dover-Sherborn High School-- his full poster!
Robert Sparks The Prairie School
Steve Rapp and Charles Gear Holton Governor's School and Elkins High School
James Kelly Rockbridge County Schools
Eric Kearsley Albert Einstein High School
Amy McCarty, Altavista Combined School
Shelly Hynes, Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts
Jeff Paradis, Rush Henrietta Senior High School
Diana Soehl, Elwood John H. Glenn High School
Chris Hynes, Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts
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