Program of Study
The CSUN NSF Teaching Fellowship Program supports college
graduates with degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM) and strong math backgrounds
as they prepare for secondary math teaching careers. Through this program,
Teaching Fellows will earn single
subject mathematics teaching credentials and
master's degrees in
and Educational Technology
and participate in
development activities while teaching in high-need school
Four-year commitments will be made by TFs.
period, they will earn up to $55,000 in
salary supplements and work
closely with a developing community of CSUN faculty, local
leaders, and preservice teachers. This program is funded by a
National Science Foundation Noyce grant.
Program Goals and Highlights
CSUN's NSF Teaching Fellows must begin
the program with
strong math backgrounds and dispositions suitable for
teaching. Through this program, they will become expert
secondary teachers inclined to remain in the profession
the four year commitment they make as Fellows. The goal
Fellows to become teacher leaders in their schools and
districts (and beyond).
Year 1: Earn $15,000 stipend while completing
Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Education Program and
in professional development activities.
Year 2: Obtain a full-time teaching position
earn $10,000 salary supplement (in addition to
salary). Participate in professional development
specially designed for Teaching Fellows. Apply to master's program in
and Educational Technology.
Years 3 and 4: Continue teaching
and earn $15,000 salary supplement (each year,
in addition to
teaching salary and while in good standing
in the master's degree program). Earn master's degree in Computers and
Educational Technology. Participate in various professional
requirements for TFs.
Application Materials for