College of Education Project Teach

Join us for Project Teach

June 12-17, 2022

We invite incoming high school sophomores through seniors to Purdue University’s campus for PROJECT TEACH — a five-day residential program immersed in the teaching profession. The twenty-six selected students will learn what it takes to become professional educators in the challenging and rewarding field of teaching all while living on campus and receiving an authentic college experience here at Purdue University.

EXPLORE
about teaching as a career

LIVE
on campus

MEET
current teacher education students

ENRICH
your high school academics

DEVELOP
your leadership skills

CONNECT
with others with a passion for teaching

LEARN MORE ABOUT PROJECT TEACH

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Program Requirements

Each summer, students in the program will be invited back to campus to take the next step in their academic success. In addition, they will participate in teacher education recruitment programs throughout the school year.

RISING SOPHOMORES
AND JUNIORS

General College Preparation
and Leadership and Application

  • Leadership Courses
  • Core Academic Enrichment
  • Explore Teaching as a Profession
  • Team Building
  • Evening Activities

RISING SENIORS

Summer 2023
Opportunity

  • Leadership Courses
  • Core Academic Enrichment
  • Conquering the College Application

> Download the 2022 Project Teach postcard

PROGRAM DETAILS

Dates:
June 12-17, 2022

Cost:
$50 deposit returned at the successful completion of the 2022 summer session

PROGRAM GOALS

  • Recruit underrepresented minority students who are interested in teaching, while also showcasing Purdue student life and campus experiences
  • Teach students leadership skills, academics, and pathways within the teaching profession
  • Give participants the tools to grow and continue on as leaders and scholars within the teaching profession
  • Create a direct pipeline for Indiana underrepresented minority students interested in teacher education
  • Bridge peer mentorship between high school students and our current Purdue students