The CSUSM Noyce Teacher Scholars Program Description
The CSUSM Noyce Teacher Scholars program has four main objectives.
- To support a total of 38 Noyce Scholars over a 5-year period. These Scholars
will be CSUSM Mathematics or Science majors, and single subject mathematics
or science credential candidates.
- To develop and implement a STEM summer credential pathway that places
students in paid internships during their credential year. As in the current
credential program, this program will educate teacher candidates to use
research-based effective practices to meet the needs of diverse learners
and to develop deep understanding of the content.
- To provide early teaching experiences in Learn-by-Doing educational
laboratories in order to attract greater interest in teaching as a viable
and intriguing career path for undergraduate mathematics and science
students. CSUSM Noyce Teacher Scholars will take a lead role in directing
- To retain CSUSM Noyce Teacher Scholars in underserved schools
by providing early career teachers with support through a CSUSM Noyce
Alumni networkand ongoing interactions with the Learn-by-Doing and CSUSM
Learning Assistants centerpieces for this project.