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1 Teacher’s Name Maximum length of 40 characters. Answer to this question is required
2 Email Address Maximum length of 30 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Complete School Name Maximum length of 80 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 School Address Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 School District Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 School Supervisor’s Name Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 School Supervisor’s Email Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 County Science Supervisor’s Name Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 County Science Supervisor’s Email Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Are you a U.S. citizen? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 If selected, will you be able to commit two (2) full weeks to attend the NIST Summer Institute, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday July 6th through July 17th? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 How many years have you taught science at the middle school level (Grades 6, 7, and/or 8)? Answer to this question is required
13 How many years have you taught any school at any level? Answer to this question is required
14 In what grade(s) do you teach science for the current school year? If you teach science for more than one grade, select all additional grades that
apply. Answer to this question is required
  • 6th grade
  • 7th grade
  • 8th grade
15 In what grade(s) do you expect to teach science for the following school year? If you expect to teach science for more than one grade, select all additional grades that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • 6th grade
  • 7th grade
  • 8th grade
16 What degree have you earned in Math, Science, Education, Science Education? Please select all that apply. 
NOTE: Degree options do not include certifications, certificates, endorsements, or licensures. Answer to this question is required
  • Bachelor
  • Master
  • Ph.D
  • Ed.D.
17 Have you earned a degree that is NOT in Math, Science, Science Education? Please select all that apply.  
NOTE: Degree options do not include certifications, certificates, endorsements, or licensures. Answer to this question is required
  • Bachelor
  • Master
  • Ph.D
  • Ed.D
18 Are you currently working on a degree? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19 For each of the subject areas listed below, indicate which subjects are covered in your classes in the current school
year. Please select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Space Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Weather
20 Which of the following professional development activities have you participated in during the past three (3) years?
(Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Learning content knowledge related to science
  • Learning content knowledge not related to science
  • Selecting and adapting instructional material
  • Using research to inform curriculum with standards
  • Learning strategies for aligning curriculum with standards
  • Working with diverse and/or minority students, special education students, and/or students with limited English proficiency
  • Developing leadership skills in working with peers
  • Developing skills in working with parents, school boards, or other outside of the school
  • Using technology in instruction
  • Learning how to use data and statistics
21 Not counting the NIST Summer Institute, have you participated in any professional development activities in a laboratory, research, or industrial setting in the past 3 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 How did you learn about the NIST Summer Institute ? Answer to this question is required
  • Encouraged by a former NIST Summer Institute participant and decided to apply.
  • Encouraged/recruited/designated by an administrator (excluding school principal) or specialist at the school or district level (e.g., superintendent, curriculum specialist, department head or chair, or science coach).
  • Encouraged/recruited/designated specifically by my school principal.
  • Encourage/recruited/designated by local leadership council/curricular committee or professional development program or organization.
  • Noticed an open invitation and decided to apply.
23 Statement of Motivation: In the space provided below (may not exceed space provided) Describe why you would like to attend the NIST Summer Institute. Maximum length of 1000 characters. Answer to this question is required