Teachers to Explore Naval Engineering in new Summer Program

The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition has partnered with Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division to launch the Naval Education Workforce Training (NEWT) Program in summer 2021.

The program gives teachers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience, learning engineering skills and conducting research side by side with Navy engineers and scientists. This 8-week summer program will give teachers a taste of life as a professional engineer, and give them crucial insights that they will be able to bring back to their classrooms. Teachers will work with Navy mentors to develop demonstrations and curriculum materials to use in their classrooms.

Four teachers will be selected for the 2021 cohort. Each will receive will receive a $10,000 stipend for the 15-month program, and continued mentorship throughout the academic year including a classroom visit to give students a chance to interact directly with STEM professionals.

View the full details below, and apply by January 31st at bit.ly/newt2021.