"I think this type of environment (externships) should be required for teachers. I have learned so much already and I am looking forward to rewriting my many lessons."

Science teacher at Simpson, Gumpertz &

Heger, Inc., consulting engineerig company














LIFT2 (Leadership Initiatives for Teaching and Technology) is an innovative professional learning program for middle and high school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers. It is designed to help experienced and developing teachers relate classroom curriculum to authentic and relevant applications in the 21st Century workplace.


The program is based on a unique combination of graduate coursework, company sponsored externships in industry the cornerstone of the program, and membership in an active community of learners.



Teacher Externships...

Company sponsors and teacher externs speak about their summer experiences.

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