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How can my school apply to participate in UA?

Participating in UA

The UA School Applications are available in the spring. The application must be completed by a school administrator (the principal or AP), and on that application the administrator will nominate teachers to participate. This will generate a application for each of those teachers to complete. The application link will be available at Separate applications, for both school and teacher, are required for middle school and elementary.

Schools that teach 3-8 grades can apply to participate in the program; elementary schools should know that only teachers of grades 3-5 can participate.

Teachers will each complete their applications, even if they are continuing teachers.

The application process:

  1. The school administrator submits a UA school application that includes accurate contact information for the teachers who wish to participate. The application can be found at each spring.
  2. Each teacher (must teach science content or support it with Special Education licensing) listed on the school application will then be sent an invitation to submit a UA teacher application. Email addresses must be accurately listed.
  3. Once the application process is closed, UA will contact you with further information regarding participation. Receipt of BOTH UA school and UA teacher applications are required to be considered for participation.

UA is a school-based program that requires the participation of the school’s administration, the science teachers, and the parent coordinator (no application needed on their part). UA asks that a majority of or the school’s science team (including CTT & special education teachers) apply to participate.

*Applications received after July 1 will be marked as late, but will still be reviewed for admission.

Follow this link to learn more about participating in UA

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