OCSEF Now Recruiting Teachers for the Mentor Match Program

Science and engineering design research CAN be integrated into your NGSS instruction!

OCSEF is recruiting veteran and new STEM teachers to support “under-represented” middle and high school students in science or engineering design research, preparing them to participate in the 2023 Orange County Science and Engineering Fair.

  • Teacher will receive an honorarium of $500 for participation in the program, contingent on students registering for 2023 OCSEF
  • Receive 1 FREE professional learning workshop (2.5 hours) AND electronic resources to support every step of your OCSEF journey
  • Receive display boards (and/or virtual display board Google slide deck) for each student entering the Fair
  • Become eligible for one $500 mini-grant to support project-based supplies/ equipment (separate application required)


ongoing mentoring and support throughout the academic year!

For more information, contact: Dean Gilbert, Director of Outreach

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