The Wade Institute for Science Education’s 2019 Professional Development Seminar Series is designed for education staff and volunteers from science, environmental, natural history, technology, art, history and other cultural institutions and centers in New England. Classroom teachers, science coordinators and school administrators are welcome to attend.
Enhance your STEM toolkit with inquiry-based, hands-on, minds-on investigations, and learn alongside like-minded educators. Our seminars promise to provide an exciting, hands-on professional development opportunity for you and your staff!
Featured Seminar Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Join us for a f ull-day seminar, Science! Minds On Brains: Making the Connection, with Robert Payo, our Special Guest Speaker from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science!
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Higgins University Center, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Cost: $45 per seminar (A buffet-style lunch is included with your registration fee.)
PDPs: Certificates of participation are available for each seminar. PDP certificates are available for those participating in two or more seminar dates.
Register online: http://wadeinstitutema.org/2019-professional-development-seminar-series/
Wade Institute for Science Education 2019 Summer Professional Development Institutes
Engaging Your Students in the Science and Engineering Practices
Join the Wade Institute for Science Education for a hands-on, minds-on, STEM-focused professional development institute this summer. Spend a week engaging in field and classroom investigations on-site at multiple partner organizations, and experience effective, inquiry-based science learning!
Regions: Berkshire, Cape Cod, North Central, Southeast
Dates: Weekdays, July 8-12 or July 15-19
Cost: $425 per participant ($400 per participant if attending with 1 other teacher from your school district; $375 per participant if attending with 2 or more teachers from your school district)
Early Bird Discount Available – register and submit payment before April 15, 2019 to receive an additional $25 off of your registration cost.
PDPs: PDPs and optional Graduate Credit are available in all regions.
Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2019
Register online: http://wadeinstitutema.org/spdi-k12
Wade Institute for Science Education
Customized Professional Learning Services
Bring STEM education expertise from the Wade Institute for Science Education directly to your school district. The Wade Institute’s Customized Professional Learning Services programs provide an immersive professional learning experience responsive to your district or school's needs, delivered by highly qualified science education specialists.
Learn more: https://www.wadeinstitutema.org/customized-school-services
Science by Connections
Science by Connections is Connections is a searchable database that connects teachers to STEM resources across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Administered by the Wade Institute for Science Education, this website provides a resource for field trips, field studies, in-school, and online programs for classrooms as well as professional development opportunities for educators.
Teachers can search by grade level, region, program type and content standards for local learning opportunities offered by Massachusetts-based nonprofits and STEM organizations. The site also links to the latest news in STEM education, and provides information on the Massachusetts STEM Networks.
Start your search for STEM resources onwww.sciencebyconnections.org.