|January 21, 2023||STRIVE Open House (9 am – 12:30 pm), on zoom|
|February 19||Priority applications are due Sunday, February 19, 2023.|
|March – April||The selection process takes place (interviews with STRIVE business partners if applicable).|
|April – June||Complete online work in Google Classroom to prepare for on-site placement in June. Approximately 4 hours of time required.
Meet with your assigned mentor to prepare for placement.
|June 19||Placement starts: teachers begin working in their assigned roles at their business placement (dates arranged with business partners):
|June 25 – 27||Onsite professional development in Little Rock. All participants will stay in a hotel near campus (typically the Sheridan Four-Points) where we anticipate evening events to occur. Daytime events at UA Little Rock’s STEM Education Center.
|July 20||Last day of placement at your business (may need to end early to get to Little Rock by 6 pm)
Start of final professional development in Little Rock from 6 – 8 pm
|July 21||Final onsite professional development workshop from 9 – 4 pm|
|August||Meet with your mentors to finalize curricular unit creation.|
|September to November||Implement your STRIVE curricular unit with your students and collect data on its impact.|
|December||Submit your mentor-approved finalized lesson plan by December 1.
Create and refine your open house presentation with your mentor.
|January 20, 2024||Let us know if you want to come to the open house to learn more about the program!
Submit your mentor-approved open-house presentation.
STRIVE Open House – share your STRIVE journey. 9 am – 12:30 pm.
Final teacher stipend dispersed (based on completion of program) via mail.