Information Session for First Year and Sophomore Students

Applications Now Available!

Click the links below to access the Teacher Preparation Program application and recommendation form. Application, letter of recommendation, and resume can be emailed to Shari Weaver at sweaver@wpi.edu or dropped off at the STEM Education Center at 157 West Street, 2nd floor.

Application Form - Due November 15th

Recommendation Form - Due November 26th 

The program gave me the opportunity to student teach. It gave me a look at everything that goes into teaching, from lesson plans, to creating tests, to student discipline. My experience, without a doubt, solidified my desire to become a teacher.
Kim
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Teacher Prep Program at WPI is unlike teacher prep programs anywhere else. It allows students to pursue a technical degree, while at the same time, allowing them to receive their teacher certification at the end of the program.
Matthew
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Armed with leading-edge educator skills and a mastery of your chosen discipline, you’ll be prepared to become a new kind of teacher—a teacher who engages and challenges students in STEM subjects and meets the future challenges of American education.

By joining the Teacher Preparation program at WPI, you will gain:

  • A strong background in your STEM discipline
  • A good sense of the applicability of your subject to contemporary areas of engineering, technology, or society
  • Entry into a community of future educators ready to shape young minds and help direct tomorrow’s technologies
  • The preparation and skills you need to teach at the middle or high school level
  • A Massachusetts-authorized Initial License.
  • Skills that will go beyond the classroom

About the Program

Armed with leading-edge educator skills and a mastery of your chosen discipline, you’ll be prepared to become a new kind of teacher—a teacher who engages and challenges students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects and meets the future challenges of American education.

By joining the Teacher Preparation program at WPI, you will gain:

  • A strong background in your STEM discipline
  • A good sense of the applicability of your subject to contemporary areas of engineering, technology, or society
  • Entry into a community of future educators ready to shape young minds and help direct tomorrow’s technologies
  • The preparation and skills you need to teach at the middle or high school level
  • A Massachusetts-authorized Initial License in one of the following:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Middle School Science
    • Middle or High School Mathematics
    • Middle and High School Technology/Engineering
  • Skills that will go beyond the classroom

 

2016-2017 Annual Report

Check out WPI Teacher Preparation Program's first Annual Report. Find out how the program has evolved over the past year and how it will continue to grow and improve. 

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Teacher Prep Graduation Celebration 2017