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TEX2 Teacher Externship Program

July 20, 2018


The Education Service Center, Region 2 is pleased to announce the award of grant funding from the University of Texas at Austin's Center for STEM Education to support the creation of a Teacher Externship Program during the summer of 2018.  Teachers from the Region 2, in Grades 6-12 Math, Science, CTE and HS Special Education/Transition are eligible to apply.  Support for the summer Teacher Externship Program is made possible with the collaboration and time commitment from our partners,  Flat Iron/Dragados LLC, Hi-Res Media Group, Texas General Land Office and TT Electronics. Selected teachers will engage in ten days of paid, on-site experience with our Coastal Bend industry partners coupled with professional development and facilitated lesson planning to take place at ESC, Region 2. Overall goals for this project are:

(1) engage teachers in learning about STEM industries and workplaces in the community to turn their experiences into classroom lessons, (2) provide a structure for collaboration among teachers and STEM industry partners, and (3) provide opportunities for teachers to share their experiences with students and the larger school community.  

Application Process has ended as of May 15, 2018; 15 Teachers have been selected!

For more information, contact Project Director:  Patricia R. Garcia, ESC2 Science Specialist, by email at or by phone at 361-561-8672. 



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