Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Apply now for the 2020 National Summer Teacher Institute in Saint Louis, MO.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will conduct the National Summer Teacher Institute (NSTI) on Innovation, STEM, and Intellectual Property July 12-17, 2020 on the campus of Saint Louis University (SLU) in Saint Louis, Missouri.  This year's program is conducted in collaboration with the SLU Research Innovation Group.

General Information about NSTI 

Frequently Asked Questions   (find info on requirements for participation and tips to complete the application)


For those desiring info on NSTI from external sources:

·         See NSTI Reference in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Committee on STEM Education 5-Year STEM Plan (page 16)

Articles, Teacher Blogs, and Video mentions:

·         NSTI Teacher Ambassador Becky McDowell blogs found here
·         Student interview with NSTI teacher participant Loris Chen
·         #USPTOSTEM on Twitter contains photos and feedback from past participants of NSTI

Questions regarding NSTI may be addressed to the Office of Education and Outreach team at