Science Education Partnership

Teacher / Scientist Collaboration

Fostering Partnerships

SEP is a professional development program for secondary school science teachers in Washington State sponsored by Fred Hutch. It was designed and developed alongside teachers, and has built a strong and supportive network of hundreds of committed science educators.

Summer Session

Gain Skills & Expertise

Learn cutting-edge science by working alongside a research scientist mentor in Fred Hutch labs or in labs of partner organizations. Bring new ideas, skills, and resources back to your classroom. Participants have access to equipment and supplies through our kit loan program.

Application Information

Apply Now for 2017-2018!

SEP invites 25 educators to participate in the program each year. Teachers interested in learning about the application process should visit our Application Information page. 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: A limited number of spaces are still available. We will be accepting applications through March 31, 2017.

In The News

What's Happening

Read articles about Science Education Partnership events, workshops, staff and more. More news >

If you are scientist interested in mentoring a teacher, please complete our Mentor Application.

* Background Information for Mentors
Information about Roles, Responsibilities, and the 2017 Timeline

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