Research Experiences for Teachers

The CIMM Research Experience for Teachers (RET) project is a 4 day workshop where teachers are able to receive focus training on 3D  modeling software. Teachers will have an opportunity to visit state of the art manufacturing facilities.

Each teacher will receive a $750 stipend, hotel accommodations and up to $500 travel expense reimbursement.

CIMM 2017 RET online application

For more Information about the CIMM REU program check the CIMM 2017 RET flyer.

To qualify for the 2017 CIMM RET program, you must be community college teacher or a teacher with access to 3D printing.

To apply for the 2017 CIMM RET program, you must submit an online application (see link) and 1 letter of support from a supervisor.  The letter of support can be mailed directly to the following address or emailed.

Heather F Lavender
Office of Strategic Initiatives, Louisiana State University
Either by email:, email subject: RET Applications

or mail to the following address:
207 Hatcher Hall,
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Attn: Heather F Lavender

Application Deadline: 
April 14, 2017
Notification of Decision: 
May  1, 2017

Program Dates: 
June 5-8
For more information, or if you have any question
Contact: Heather F Lavender; 225-578-4726

CIMM offers Research Experiences for Teachers Workshops. Below is one photo from a recent workshop.