Other Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES (non-Science Center)

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ONGOING:

Exploring the Arnold Arboretum for Educators: first Saturday of each month

New England Aquarium : Professional development workshops 



FALL: 

Tufts University Teacher Engineering Education Program

The Teacher Engineering Education Program (TEEP) is an online certificate program that issues 4 credits a course over 4 courses. Courses cover both content and pedagogy in the classroom and are affordable at only $1,000 a course (+$100 lab fee for content courses). This program is online and flexible for a busy teacher's schedule. Registration is now open.



NOVEMBER:


NSTA: Making sense of phenomenon-based teaching and learning (November 19-20 in Worcester, MA)

DECEMBER:

NSTA: Connecting in-School and Out-of-School STEM Learning (December 7 10am, virtual conference)

FEBRUARY:

Museum of Science: School Garden Symposium(Feb. 8 9am-3pm)
Join local school garden organizations and Museum educators in learning methods to maintain or develop your school garden and explore hands-on strategies using the garden to teach science standards. 

Museum of Science: Supporting Student Understanding of Natural Selection and Adaptation (Feb. 29 8:30am-2pm)

MARCH:

Museum of Science: Five Senses Science Early Childhood Education Workshop (March 14, for Pre-2 educators and directors)

Museum of Science: Modeling as Meaning Making Teacher Workshop (March 21, 8:30-2)
 Join Museum and fellow classroom educators in creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional models, both individually and collaboratively, to engage in modeling about everyday science phenomena.

APRIL:

National Science Teachering Association: National Conference on Science Education (April 2-5 in Boston)
Volunteer by February 15, 2020 and  receive reduced registration!  



ORGANIZATIONS
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Wade Institute (formerly MITS: Museum Institute for Teaching Science)

Wade's Science by Connections website: searchable PD opportunities

Museum of Science Workshops

NSTA: Science Matters in Massachusetts

Project Learning Tree Workshops

WPI STEM Education Center
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