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About UTeach

UTeach is a teacher preparatory program for science and engineering undergraduate students to become licensed middle school or high school teachers. Our mission is to attract a wide range of bright science and engineering students to the STEM Teaching minor to give them the experience and mentoring needed to become confident, effective, and engaging educators. If you have ever considered becoming a math or science teacher, then UTeach UMass Lowell could be for you!

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Why UTeach?

There is a critical need for highly-qualified STEM teachers, and the need is growing over the next decade. UTeach is designed to give science, mathematics and engineering undergraduates the opportunity to earn an initial teaching license while pursuing a bachelor degree.

  • PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE - Pre-service teaching begins immediately with the first exploratory course and continues throughout the program.
  • UNIQUE INTERNSHIPS - Well-paid teaching and curriculum development internships provide valuable professional experience.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS - Students are eligible for awards and scholarships as they progress through the STEM Teaching minor and the teaching practicum.
  • EDUCATOR LICENSURE -  Students earn MA initial teacher licensure to teach math, science or technology/engineering in middle school and high school.
  • WORK READY UPON GRADUATION - Upon completion of a bachelor degree, the STEM Teaching Minor and the practicum students are ready to teach!

UTeach Partnership Board


Billerica Public Schools - Tony DiLuna, STEM Curriculum Coordinator
Chelmsford Public Schools - Matthew Beyranevand, K-12 Math and Science Coordinator 
Dracut Public Schools - David Hill, Director of Curriculum and Instruction 
Greater Lowell Technical High School - Elizabeth Often, Math Teacher 
Lowell Public Schools - Martha Cohn, Coordinator of Science and Social Studies 
Methuen Public Schools - Cheryl Bradley,  Math and Science Teacher