Teaching experience for undergraduates (TEU)

Philadelphia Regional STEM – CS Teaching Experience for Undergraduates

Interested in Exploring a Career in STEM Teaching?

The Philadelphia Regional Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) program is an 9-week immersive summer experience in secondary science and mathematics education in Philadelphia, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Temple University. Twelve undergraduate STEM students will be selected to participate in the program.

TEU Program Dates: June 4 – August 9, 2024

Application Deadline: March 18, 2024

TEU participants take a course in STEM teaching methods and apply what they learn to teach  high school students taking part in Temple University’s STEM-UP summer Leadership program under the supervision of a Temple University faculty mentor.

TEU participants will:

  • earn a $7000 stipend
  • earn 1 unit of Temple University credit for the STEM teaching course
  • receive a stipend to cover local travel
  • receive daily lunch

The TEU program is non-residential; participants will need to provide their own housing.

We seek applicants who have completed at least 9 credits hours in mathematics or science at a 2- or 4-year college Students from 2 and 4-year colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia area are especially encouraged to apply.


TEU Program components

The TEU program runs for 9 weeks and will include the following:

  • 3-week intensive start to the STEM teaching course
  • 6-week practicum in which the TEU participants teach a class of their own design 4 days per week
  • opportunity to develop and debrief your lessons on the other day of the week as part of the continuation of the teaching course.

TEU participants will teach in teams during the practicum, closely mentored by experienced Temple faculty. The coordination and collaboration fostered by this co-teaching model has multiple benefits for participants.

To apply for the Mathematics TEU Program, complete the application that will include submitting a resume/CV, unofficial copy of your college transcript and a one-page essay describing your interest in teaching.

TEU Program Dates: June 4 – August 9, 2024

Application Deadline: March 18, 2024