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Teacher Professional Continuum  (TPC)

This program has been archived.
Name Email Phone Room
Julia  V. Clark (703) 292-5119  885 S  
John  R. Haddock (703) 292-4620  835 N  
Michael  R. Haney (703) 292-5102  885 S  
David  A. Hanych (703) 292-5124  885 S  
Daniel  Litynski (703) 292-8670  835 N  
Joan  T. Prival (703) 292-4635  835 N  
Robert  D. Sherwood (703) 292-5115  885 N  
Jeanne  R. Small (703) 292-4641  835 N  
Terry  S. Woodin (703) 292-4657  835 N  
Lee  L. Zia (703) 292-5140  835 N (703) 292- 8613   


Solicitation  05-580

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.




The Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC) program addresses critical issues and infrastructure needs regarding the recruitment, preparation, induction, retention, and life-long development of K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teachers. Its goals are to improve the quality and coherence of teacher learning experiences across the continuum through research that informs teaching practice and the development of innovative resources for the professional development of K-12 STEM teachers. The program supports Research Studies, Resources for Professional Development, and Conferences and Symposia.


This program provides educational opportunities for  Undergraduate Students, K-12 Educators . This program provides indirect funding for students at this level or focuses on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention. To inquire about possible funding opportunities not directly from NSF, please look at the active awards for this program.


Advanced Technological Education

Centers For Learning and Teaching

Informal Science Education

Instructional Materials Development

Math and Science Partnership

National STEM Education Distributed Learning

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Centers for Learning and Teaching

Division of Graduate Education

Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE)

Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCOR)

Research,Evaluation, and Communication (REC)

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program