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RET Background

Note: This supplemental opportunity is only eligible for Phase II grantees.

The Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program supports the active involvement of K-12 teachers and community college faculty in engineering research in order to bring knowledge of engineering and technological innovation into their classrooms. There are two mechanisms for support of in-service and pre-service K-12 teachers and/or community college faculty research: (1) RET Supplements and (2) RET Sites. RET Supplements are the concern of this document. In the context of the SBIR/STTR Program, sup plements may be requested for ongoing NSF SBIR-STTR-funded research projects. It is permissible to apply for support for up to two teachers per project year.

See also: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5736

For step-by-step instructions to prepare proposal: http://www.nsf.gov/eng/iip/sbir/Supplement/instructions.jsp

Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations presented in this material are only those of the presenter grantee/researcher, author, or agency employee; and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.