Local STEM Teacher Professional Development and Student Development Resources

Local STEM Teacher Professional Development and Student Development Resources

Below you will find a list of local STEM resources that provide teacher and student development opportunities.  Please check back frequently as this will be an expanding list.  If you know of other PD or Student Opportunities, please share them us.

Immersion Science Program – Foxchase Cancer Center offers PD for teachers, research experience for students and in-class lesson! (Biology)
FirstHand – The University City Science Center offers PD for teachers, after-school learning experiences for students and class field trips. (Chemistry, physics, biology, arts and technology)
NEED Project – Professional Development around “energy and the sources of energy, their use and impact on the environment, the economy and society.”  Hands on curriculum and kits, PECO Innovation Challenge and more!  To find out more about the program click here.
TechGirlz – “Your school can partner with TechGirlz and use our free TechShopz in a Box curriculum to organize and lead hands-on technology workshops. Your students will get practical experience planning an event and providing instruction for their near peers in one of over 35 technology topics.”
How I Decide/Mindful Choices – How I Decide offers teacher training and access to our online materials free of cost. If you are interested in learning more about Mindful Choices, please reach out to Adriana Massara at adriana@howidecide.org or call the How I Decide office at (610) 668-1484.
Independence Seaport Museum – Offering Teacher Days and student field trips or virtual field trips.
Access Asset Science – Teacher Professional Development Scholarships – Access ASSET is designed to equip under-resourced educators with proven instructional tools and resources at no cost (including professional development and hands-on STEM materials) The Arcadia Connected Learning Network – Take classes in connected learning and become a part of the Arcadia Connected Learning Network, a local node of the Connected Learning Alliance. Meet local educators that want to learn about Connected Learning, and get the opportunity to design and teach your own Connected Learning workshop through the program.

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