Middle School Research Teachers Conference, a program of Society for Science 

Research Teachers Conference
Middle School Research Teachers Conference sponsored by DoD STEM

Society for Science is pleased to announce that the Middle School Research Teachers Conference Lottery is officially open.  The conference will take place July 12 - July 15, 2024 in Washington, DC.  Seventy-five middle school teachers will be selected via lottery to attend - one third each of veteran, intermediate, and novice research teachers.  Travel, lodging, and meals will be covered for all attendees.  

Please complete the following information to enter the lottery.  The lottery sign-up will close May 17, 2024 and those selected will be notified by June 1, 2024.

Eligibility: (no exceptions)
- Must be employed full-time by a middle school in the United States
- Must teach a STEM subject course to students in at least one grade between 6th and 8th
      OR serve in another role enabling you to promote STEM to students in these grades
- Must work directly with students (If you work with teachers, please have them sign up.)

Research Teacher Captains:
Eight intermediate or veteran attendees will be selected to serve as Research Teacher Captains.  They will each:
- Present a breakout session at the conference, along with a partner
- Serve as a resource to 8-9 attendees during the weekend
- Agree that attendees may contact them in the future for advice

Additional Information:
- If you are selected and you accept, your name and school will be publicly announced
- This program is supported by the Department of Defense through its Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC) and sponsored by Intel

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If you have questions about this form, please email teachers@societyforscience.org