Oklahoma's OSUTeach critical for state’s economy

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in Oklahoma got a boost Monday when Oklahoma State University announced its OSUTeach program.

OSU is the only university in the state and one of just 40 in the nation to be selected by the National Math and Science Initiative and UTeach Institute to prepare tomorrow’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers for elementary and secondary education.

The National Math and Science Initiative awarded a $1.4 million grant to OSU to launch the program. The Charles and Lynn Shusterman Family Foundation in Tulsa contributed a $600,000 gift to support it.

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