1. REPT Greeting

Welcome to COSEE Florida’s Research Experience for Pre-Service Teachers Application!

The COSEE Florida REPT program offers second semester junior and senior students enrolled in IRSC’s Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Science Education the opportunity to learn first-hand about the process of scientific discovery and research. The program goals are for you to:
• Gain valuable experience doing authentic science
• Increase your understanding of and enthusiasm for scientific research
• Gain resources and strategies for applying your REPT experience to the middle school classroom

Funds are available for 12 undergraduates or recent graduates (not currently teaching) from IRSC, Florida SouthWestern State College and Broward College to work with local area research scientists on ocean-related projects.

In order to complete this application, you will need:
1. Contact names, emails, and telephone numbers of the IRSC, Broward or FSW faculty/staff submitting a reference letter on your behalf.
2. Knowledge of your summer schedule- Can you commit to a seven-week course that requires a MINIMUM of 25 hours per week?

This application will serve as an admission tool as well as a method for placing you with an appropriate researcher. Please take the time to fill out all the questions to the best of your abilities. If you have any questions, please contact Meghan Buckley (mbuckley@irsc.edu).

ON-LINE APPLICATION, TRANSCRIPTS, AND LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ARE DUE March 13, 2015.

To apply for a place in the REPT program, just click "Next>>" at the bottom of the page. Many thanks for your interest in the program!

COSEE Florida REPT Program Staff

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