Preparing the next generation of STEM Teachers

CalTeach-SMI is a community of STEM undergraduate students exploring and preparing to become future STEM educators. This UC systemwide program partners with local school districts to provide our future STEM teachers access into middle and high school classrooms where they are mentored by California science/mathematics teachers.  The program mission is to promote STEM education and to increase the pipeline of future science and mathematics teachers in California.

Participation in the program is free. However, all student participants must be a declared STEM major in either the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) or the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE).

CalTeach-SMI provides four general areas of service: college-level course work, early field work experiences, professional development activities, and financial support opportunities. Multiple pathways for STEM majors to begin their exploration into careers in STEM teaching  begins by signing up to attend an information workshop.


Learn more about SMI

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Areas of Service

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Program Pathways

The CalTeach-SMI program provides multiple options to enter the STEM teaching pathways. This is an interactive visual overview.

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