Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Program
This is a unique program for K-12 educators in STEM fields to spend a year working in Washington DC. Educators will work for 11 months and use their expertise to work on education policy and program efforts.
Prize: Fellows receive a $6,000 monthly stipend, as well as a $1,000 housing expense during the program.
Deadline for 2015-16 Fellowships: November 20, 2014
Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student openaccess computer facility, a K12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center.
Nathan served eight years (20042012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was reelected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board.
A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State