The UTeach Dallas program is very proud of all of our alumni!
Please stay in touch and let us know how you’re doing. Our first four graduates completed their student teaching in Spring 2011. By December 2015, we are up to over 120 graduates! Congratulations! If you’ve won any awards or worked on any fun projects, we’d love to hear about it. Send us an email. See you at the UTeach Induction meetings! Our UTeach Induction coordinators across the state are looking forward to working with you.
Dr Lynn A Melton Fund Mini Grant:
Melton Fund Mini Grant open to all K-12 teachers from UTD UTeach Dallas, SME-MAT Program, or the UTD TRC! Details here
UTeach Dallas Mini Grant:
Mini-grants up to $750 per beginning teacher are also available to UTeach Dallas graduates. See Scholarships for more details.
National UTeach Alumni Network
Information here: http://uteach-institute.org/alumni Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/UTeachAlumni
The UTeach Alumni Network is an association for students and graduates of UTeach and UTeach affiliated programs, which provides a place for members to stay connected, share best practices, develop a learning community to foster innovation in STEM teaching, and search for custom teaching opportunities with partner school districts.
Teacher Loan Forgiveness
- Teach for Texas – Texas offers loan repayment assistance for teachers who teach in critical shortage areas (such as math and science). Click here for details.
- Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program – The Taxpayer-Teacher Protection Act, signed into law in 2004, authorizes up to $17,500 in loan forgiveness for eligible, highly qualified math, science and special education teachers. To be eligible, teachers (with no outstanding loan balances before Oct.1, 1998, and who have borrowed before Oct. 1, 2005) must be highly qualified, as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act; must have taught full-time, for five consecutive years, in a Title I school; and must have taught secondary math or science or elementary or secondary special education to students with disabilities. Click here for details.