MUREP - 2018

June 25 – 29, 2018 (K-8); July 23-27 (HS)

Deadline for submitting team member names is December 1, 2017; applicants will be notified of team selections by email on or before January 15, 2018. 

Funding from NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) provides the opportunity for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to participate in 5-day MUREP Educator Institutes at each of the 10 NASA Centers. Institutes are comprised of student-centered classroom activities that utilize NASA assets and resources and will help educators develop instructional practices that will enhance STEM instruction for all students.
  • Eligible participants are U.S. citizens enrolled in pre-service or alternate route teacher preparation programs at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). 
  • MSIs are encouraged to send a team of up to 5 pre-service teachers (elementary and/or secondary candidates in STEM fields) and a faculty sponsor. 
  • Participants engage in Pre-Institute online instruction, a 5-day on-site Institute experience at a NASA Center, and on-line Post-Institute instruction. 
  • Participants are provided with lodging, breakfasts and lunches, and a $500 stipend.