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Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC)

Status: Archived

Archived funding opportunity

This document has been archived. See NSF 05-580 for the latest version.

Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.


TPC addresses critical issues and needs regarding the recruitment, preparation, enhancement, and retention of science, technology and mathematics (STM) teachers for grades K-12.  Its goals are to improve the quality and coherence of the learning experiences that prepare and enhance STM teachers; to develop innovative resources that prepare and support STM teachers and school and district administrators; to research and develop models and systems that support the teacher professional continuum; to research teacher learning and its impact on teaching practice; and to disseminate this research as well as innovative models and resources to a national audience.

Program contacts

David B. Campbell
Program Director
dcampbel@nsf.gov (703) 292-5093
Michael R. Haney
Program Director
mhaney@nsf.gov (703) 292-5102
Joan T. Prival
Program Director
jprival@nsf.gov (703) 292-4635
General TPC Information
jprival@nsf.gov (703) 292-8613

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