STEP UP is a national community of physics teachers, researchers, and professional societies. We design high school physics lessons to empower teachers, create cultural change, and inspire young women to pursue physics in college.

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STEP UP Ambassador Andres Torres and his STEP UP club at Ronald Reagan/Doral Senior High School in Florida.

Advocate Program for Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City teachers is closed for now. Check back in Feb. 2024.

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STEP UP Advocates will receive a stipend and professional development support to teach the two lessons and employ the everyday actions of the STEP UP Curriculum to empower young women to identify as “physics” people and pursue physics as an undergraduate major. Find more information here.

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