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2020 PATHMAKER BRIDGE Summer Program for Educators

January 24, 2020



This two-year summer research and curriculum development experience is for middle and high school science teachers who work with students from underrepresented groups. Teachers spend six weeks during two consecutive summers working in a research laboratory at Huntsman Cancer Institute. Before and after the six-week experience, teachers will participate in pre- and post- professional development
courses delivered online by science education professionals from the University of Utah Genetic Science
Learning Center (GSLC). With support from the pre- and post- development courses, participants will bring their experience to the classroom by developing and testing curriculum materials related to their research.


June 15 - July 23, 2020
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah 

Salt Lake City, UT


Compensation Stipend: $10,800 per year
Credit : 10 graduate credits from the Department of Human Genetics per year
Lodging: On-campus housing provided for non-local participants
Child Care: $400 supplements available for eligible teachers


Who is eligible to apply?
Middle and High School teachers engaged in science teaching who can commit to the two-year program requirement.

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