Unique professional development courses that connect you with hands-on, minds-on, inquiry-based investigations and increase your STEM content knowledge! The institute will connect you with scientists, engineers, and STEM professionals through live discussions and virtual site visits. Work with educators at partner institutions to explore real-world phenomena through hands-on, minds-on investigations. Explore how to use these investigations with your students both remotely and in the classroom. Earn PDPs and optional graduate credits. Receive a toolkit containing materials to enable you to complete the inquiry-based, minds-on, hands-on investigations introduced during the course. As an added bonus, you will be invited to participate in optional field sessions with partners when their facilities reopen to the public (free of charge). All courses include 5 virtual sessions plus 15 hours of online learning.
Virtual Professional Development Institute for Grades 6-12 Educators