Deparrtment of Curriculum and Instruction
Tennessee Tech University
Increasing the STEM Teaching Pipeline
Tennessee Tech University’s – STEM Majors for Rural Teaching (TTU-SMaRT) Noyce Scholarship Program aims to produce highly qualified teachers of mathematics, physics and chemistry to help address the high demand for STEM educators nationally. Over 40 STEM majors have participated in the Early Teaching Experience internship, 20 STEM majors have been supported by Noyce scholarships. We share lessons learned over the past 9 years regarding key partnerships, successful recruitment, and programming.