RECRUITING FEARLESS STEM TEACHERS
Welcome to the University of Maryland's Terrapin Teachers program! Terrapin Teachers is an innovative program designed to produce a new generation of highly qualified instructors in STEM subjects. In this program, you can earn a STEM degree PLUS eligibility for certification as a middle or high school teacher.
An Interview with Sara Tatum, Secondary Mathematics Education Undergraduate Student
Sara Tatum is a junior in the College of Education and is majoring in math and secondary education. She is part of the Terrapin Teachers Program, which provides students the chance to earn a bachelor’s degree in a math or science field along with eligibility for a teaching certification. Terrapin Teachers is a joint program run by the College of Education and the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. She is also a Noyce Scholar, a program aimed at getting math and science majors into middle and high school classrooms. She works with the University of Maryland’s Center for Early Childhood Education and Intervention, where she is working with students in Baltimore City Public Schools to determine how much benefit they receive from pre-K programs—information which could have an impact on future program funding.