Strengthening Our Science and Math Infrastructure Facts Sheet

What is the Strengthening Our Science and Math Infrastructure Project?
Location
Registration
Session Dates
Funding
Lodging
Surveys
Meals
Stipend
Travel
Graduate Credit
Limits

 

 

What is the Strengthening Our Science and Math Infrastructure Project?

††††††††††† The Strengthening Our Science and Math Infrastructure Project will focus on producing K-12 teachers that have endorsements in science and math.Pre-service and in-service teachers will have an opportunity to pursue a Masterís Degree, Bachelorís Degree and work towards being certified to teach in the areas of math or science.Technology enhancement training opportunities will be a part of this program (Information Technology for Teachers - June 17-28).Teachers will be working on developing lesson plans that align with content standards in math and science.2 four week sessions: June 2-July 12 and June 16-July 12††

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Location:
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All sessions will be held on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD.

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Registration:
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Registration and orientation will be held at 4pm on the Sunday prior to each session.

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Session Dates:
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Session 1:†† June 3, 2002 - July 5, 2002
††††††††††† Session 2:†† June 17, 2002- July12, 2002

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Funding:
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Strengthening Our Science and Math Infrastructure Project is funded through a grant with DIAL ILC as an effort to produce K-12 teachers that have an endorsement in science and math.

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Lodging:
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Lodging will be on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD.Lodging for the weekend is included.

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Surveys:
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You will be required to complete assessment surveys as required by the program.

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Meals:
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Meals will be provided at no cost to participants.

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Stipend:
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A $800.00 stipend is provided for each individual participant who attends Information Technology for Teachers under the grant program.If your school decides to send more individuals than the grant allows, it will be up to your school to provide the $800 stipend.Participants can elect to have the stipend allocated in several different ways.For instance you could do the cost of a computer and graduate tuition and fees, or computer and balance of $800 or graduate tuition and fees and balance of cash.

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Travel:
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Travel costs are NOT provided by the program. Individual school districts will compensate their staff members who participate in SOSMI or make other travel arrangements.

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Graduate Credit:
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Credit will be offered through Oglala Lakota College or another fully accredited four year institution.

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Limits
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The SOSMI program is limited to pre-service and in-service teachers.

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