Program Information

Thank you for your interest in the 2018-19 cohort of STEM Fellows Program. Please review the information below before starting your application. The application contains 18 questions and can be completed over multiple sessions. 

Applications need to be complete by 5:00 pm on April 2nd, 2018. 

Program Participation:  Accepted Fellows must agree to attend all program sessions. 
  • Initial 2018 summer professional development for teachers will go from Monday, July 30th to Thursday, August 2nd,  9 am to 4 pm each day. 
  • Bi-monthly meetings with industry and higher education partners begin on October 1st, 2018. STEM Fellows meet on Mondays, twice a month from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. There are 15 evening meetings during the school year. 
Please visit the Washington Alliance for Better Schools website for more information about the WABS STEM Fellows Program or email questions to Shereen Henry, the Director of Instructional Leadership, at 

* 1. Contact Information: Please complete all the fields below.

* 7. What teaching certificates and endorsements do you currently hold? 

* 8. What grades do you currently teach? Choose all that apply. 

* 9. What classes have you taught, and what new classes may you teach in the future? 

* 10. In which of the following fields of study do you predominantly teach? 

* 11. In which of the following fields are your undergraduate or graduate degree(s) in?

* 12. Have you held a job other than teaching in the last 10 years?

* 13. Please list any other industry certifications or licenses you have: 

* 14. STEM Fellows teams will be doing work in one of 5 broad areas. Please indicate which area you are most interested in.

* 15. What experiences do you have with student-centered instruction in your classroom? What is your philosophy around student-centered instruction vs. direct instruction in your classroom? 

* 16. What professional development do you hope to gain from being a part of the STEM Fellows Program? How does this fit into your overall growth plan as a teacher?

* 17. Tell us about some ways that you currently collaborate with other staff members. Highlight some different ways you would share your STEM Fellows learning experience with colleagues in your school.

* 18. As a part of the application process, we will be holding in-person group interviews at your district, or close by, between the hours of 3:30 and 5:00 in the month of April.  Please let us know what days in April will absolutely NOT work for you.