Forward Madison T.E.E.M. Scholars (Tomorrow’s Educators for Equity in Madison) is now recruiting 9th & 10th graders interested in teaching!
Forward Madison T.E.E.M. Scholars is recruiting MMSD high school students from diverse backgrounds interested in teaching in MMSD. Students engage in college preparation programming through this partnership between MMSD and the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education.
In collaboration with UW-Madison PEOPLE and the School of Education College Access Program (CAP), students participate in summer academic enrichment camps on the UW-Madison campus. During the academic year, students meet on the UW-Madison campus and engage in education-specific course-work, including action research around community issues and teaching internships earning the Wisconsin Youth Leadership Certificate.
Students completing pre-college programs and admitted to UW-Madison or Madison College may be eligible to receive college financial support and preferred hiring status within MMSD upon graduation.
Who can participate?
9th & 10th grade students from MMSD high schools
Forward Madison T.E.E.M. Scholars is designed for students with strong academic potential, an interest in attending UW-Madison and teaching in MMSD who are: African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native; Asian, Chicano/a, Puerto Rican, Latino/a, Biracial/Multiracial, low income, first generation college or other under-represented students
How to apply:
Applications are available from T.E.E.M. Scholars Teacher Coordinators at each high school, and are due by March 24. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.
T.E.E.M. Scholars Teacher Coordinators:
East High School – Ms. Judy Gump, English Department
La Follette High School – Ms. Kris Howard, Learning Coordinator
Memorial High School – Mr. Mike Harris, English Department
West High School – Ms. Danielle Borneman, AVID