NAUTeach news and results


UTeach, the program NAUTeach is based on, has been making the news for its innovative approach to producing quality science and mathematics teachers. Check out the articles below to learn more.

Spring 2011—First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden launch "Joining Forces" Initiative

NMSI program for students from military families highlighted

President Barack Obama joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden in launching a national initiative, “Joining Forces,” to support and honor America's service members and their families at a special ceremony at the White House last week.  

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) was highlighted in the announcement for its ground-breaking Initiative for Military Families program, which brings NMSI's highly successful Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (APTIP) to schools that serve large populations of students from military families. read more 

Jan. 7, 2010—UTeach expansion recognized as president Obama spotlights importance of teachers in improving U.S. innovation

"Our future depends on reaffirming America's role as the world's engine of scientific discovery and technological innovation, and that leadership tomorrow depends on how we educate our students today, especially in math, science, technology and engineering," said President Obama. read more 

NAUTeach program results

NAUTeach is providing students with new opportunities for science and math teaching. The following statistics provide insight into who is enrolling and staying enrolled and how they feel about the program. 

In 2012: 

  • The NAUTeach program had its first graduates in Spring of 2011 and will have a total of 28 graduates by May 2012. Currently NAUTeach graduates are teaching across the state of Arizona and out-of-state 

  • Enrollment in NAUTeach has increased every semester since it's beginning 

  • NAUTeach has formed partnerships with The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, Mesa Community College, Beaver Creek School, among others

To discover more about the results of the NAUTeach program download the NAUTeach Assessment in PowerPoint format.