The RET program is a collaboration between the teachers and their faculty mentors.

2013 collaborators:  we are currently recruiting for 2013.

Teacher Mentor for 2013 is:  Michele Huppert, Spring Valley Middle School, who will continue her work with Professor Shangping Xu (Department of Geosciences).  The Teacher Mentor is an official position;  the Teacher Mentor is an experienced and successful intern who can provide guidance, advice, and support to other interns during the program.

2012 Collaborators

2011 Collaborators

Teacher Andrew Hilt with planetarium director Jean Creighton.

2009 Collaborators

2008 Collaborators

  • Karen Green, Metropolitan High School (MPS), working with Dr. Jean Creighton (Manfred Olson Planetarium).
  • Christopher Johnson, James Madison High School (MPS), working with Professor Barry Cameron (Department of Geosciences) and Professor Carol Hirschmugl (Department of Physics).
  • Kevin McDonald, Alexander Mitchell (MPS),working with Dr. Jean Creighton (Manfred Olson Planetarium).
  • Kristin Michalski, Mukwonago High School, with Professor Valerica Raicu (Department of Physics).
  • Tim Moeller, Hamilton-Sussex High School, with Professor Lian Li (Department of Physics).
  • Beth Spear, Westosha Central High School, with Professor Barry Cameron (Department of Geosciences) and Professor Carol Hirschmugl (Department of Physics).
  • Lori Voelker, Fritsche Middle School, with Professor William Kean (Department of Geosciences) and Professor John Isbell (Department of Geosciences).
  • Vanessa Parkinson, Foster and Williams High School (MPS), working with Professor Andy Pacheco (Department of Chemistry).