SSTEP (Spelman's STEM Teacher Education Pipeline) Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) Application FormGeneral Information:
Spelman's STEM Teacher Education Pipeline (SSTEP) Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) position will allow students to gain an early experience in the STEM classroom. The role of a UTA can range from: working with small groups of students in classroom, teaching mini-lessons to the class, as well as providing tutoring sessions for students to attend.UTA Requirements:
•Applicant must be a freshman or sophomore Spelman STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major interested in a career in secondary school science or mathematics education (Note: Depending on availability, juniors and seniors may also be accepted. First preference will be given to freshman and sophomore mathematics, chemistry, or physics majors).
• A U.S. citizen
•A minimum grade point average of 2.7.
•Receive a B or better in designated course for which the UTA will be assigned to for the semester (exemption by the placement test or transfer credits are also acceptable).
•Bi-weekly reflections on classroom experiences
•Hold weekly tutoring hours for students
•Meet with faculty mentor 3 times a semester
•Attend designated class sessions at least twice a week
•Meet as a group with the other UTAs twice a semester
(Reduced responsibilities for those who are taking EDU206 Orientation to Education)
•Completed application form (form is available below)
•One copy of applicant's unofficial academic transcript (If freshman, provide midterm grades for Fall 2014 accessible through Banner)
Stipend: $1500 for Spring 2016 semester