The Academy for Future Teachers (AFT’20) at Ga. State University’s College of Education & Human Development is a 3-week STEM-basedsummerprogram that challenges high school students to explore careers as educators and in STEM. Students from throughout Atlanta connect as they plan & deliver weekly lessons that they design to middle school & pre-K students.
AFT participants come to GSU’s downtown campus 8 am-1:00 pm daily, to learn and apply new pedagogical & communications skills while reviewing, then implementing core math & science concepts. Along with teaching, AFT incorporates field trips, guest speakers, computer & lab sessions, and mre.
High school participants receive a $200 stipend for full attendance plus a public transit card or parking and a $100 Panther snack card.
AFT welcomes students who are open and curious. Hard-working B students flourish in this diverse group. Preferred candidates are rising juniors or seniors, though academically strong rising sophomores and teaching-focused, college-bound seniors also join the activities. Future educators, , young men, – even students who are open to explore– are all welcome.