LIFT2 Teacher Benefits
The LIFT2 program team strives to continuously improve its professional learning program based on research and feedback from past and current teachers.
Please carefully review and consider the following benefits that you will enjoy as well as the professional commitment and expectations that you assume through participation in this program.
Enhanced classroom teaching practices
Stipend for summer externship
Teachers are paid a stipend of $800/week for successful completion of a summer externship in industry. Externships range from 5-8 weeks in duration based on the requirements of the sponsoring organizations. Stipend payments are issued weekly following receipt of an original signed timesheet. Note: this is taxable income.
Twelve credits awarded through Framingham State University
Teachers have the opportunity to earn twelve graduate level credits for successful completion of three professional development course modules. Each teacher is expected to commit the time and intellectual energy to successfully complete these three course modules.
Access to the LIFT2 online collaborative learning community during and following completion of the program.