Nevada Engineering Fellows Program

Developing Teacher Knowledge, Capacity and Confidence in STEAM

The Nevada Engineering Fellows Program, sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) offers a unique opportunity for teachers of K-5 students across Nevada to improve, develop and integrate NGSS-aligned engineering lessons with real-world applications into everyday teaching and existing curricula.

    The Engineering Fellowship is a unique opportunity for teachers to develop and embed engineering practices within current lessons/curriculum with real-world application!

      • Meet with local Industry experts
      • Collaborate with engineering professors and students
      • Enrich classroom learning
      • Increase community connections
      • Get field experiences
    • As an Engineering Fellow, you will:
      • Investigate grade-level NGSS, phenomenon, problem-based, and best practices for teaching engineering.
      • Collaborate with professional engineers and university engineering professors and students to bring real-world scenarios to the classroom.
      • Learn how to enhance your science lessons with engineering practices.
      • Receive a bank of vetted lessons designed by other fellows.
      • Receive license renewal credit hours.
    • Program outcomes:
      • Increase your confidence in teaching and integrating engineering.
      • Increase your students’ engagement and awareness of engineering skills and careers.
      • Align your instruction with NGSS standards and local industry needs to strengthen workforce pathways.

    Apply Now (Applications are due by May 3, 2024)

    Contact Us

    Tracey Howard
    680 W. Nye Lane, Suite 104
    Carson City, Nevada 89703
    Telephone: (775) 687-0989

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