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The Teacher In-Service Program (TISP) provides a forum for IEEE volunteers to demonstrate the application of engineering, science and mathematics concepts by sharing their real-world experiences with local pre-university educators.
IEEE offers training workshops for its volunteers on how to provide in-service programs to local pre-university educators.

 

What is the Teacher In-Service Program (TISP)?

TISP functions essentially as a professional development workshop aimed at helping teachers bring exciting hands-on engineering lessons into their classrooms. Once trained, IEEE volunteers can connect with pre-university schools in their local communities to deliver the hands-on program.

 
 

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What are the goals of TISP?

The program's goals are to:

  • empower section volunteers to collaborate with their local pre-university community;
  • promote applied inquiry-based learning;
  • enhance the level of technical literacy of pre-university educators;
  • encourage pre-university students to pursue technical careers, including engineering;
  • increase the general level of technical literacy of pre-university students throughout their educational careers.
 
 

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IEEE volunteers serve as champions for technological literacy

Through TISP, IEEE volunteers help support engineering education and the development of future engineering students by:

  • increasing the level of technological literacy in local school districts;
  • contributing to the establishment of pre-engineering programs;
  • facilitating enhancements in school science and technology curricula;
  • developing collaborative relationships with educators;
  • exposing more female and minority students to technology-related professions.
 
 

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TISP presentations

Since 2001, over 130 in-service presentations have been developed and presented by IEEE volunteers. Approximately 3,200 pre-university educators have participated in an in-service program, impacting almost 350,000 students worldwide. 

 
 

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