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Professional Development

2015 Women of Color Conference

Save the date now for the 20th Annual Women of Color Conference to be held on October 15-17, 2015 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

California 2nd Annual STEM Symposium

Invest in California STEM Education:

Innovate, Integrate, and Inspire!

GEMS® Electric Circuits (Grades 4-8)

Electric Circuits is highly recommended for Grade 4 teachers as a student introduction to electricity and electric circuits.

Electricity Fair

Come and visit the historic powerhouse – which opened in 1885 – and spend a day with the family in a beautiful setting by the American River. Learn about power generation, electricity, and renewable resources with tours, workshops, and hands-on activities. Radio Disney will be there with lots of fun activities for kids.

STARS Webinar: Students Tackling Authentic & Relevant Science. What does "authentic and relevant" science for youth really mean?

This webinar will address the question, "How do you design inquiry-worthy questions that entice youth engagement, set them up for success while still requiring youth-shaping, and stretch youth images of where science is and what science can do?"

Participants will learn strategies for development andwhy this work is important.

Register here!

Developmental Studies Center Professional Development Workshop in Bellflower

Register now for the four sessions of the series of after-school profesisonal development workshops presented by the Developmental Studies Center (DSC)  in Souther California to learn how to use AfterSChool KidzLit, AfterSchool KidzMath, and AfterSchool KidzScience to enhance after school learning and prepare kids for future college and career paths. 

These sessions in the series will be held August 27-28 in Bellflower, CA. 

August 27:
Session I: AfterSchool KidzMath, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session II: AfterSchool KidzScience, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

Scientists for Tomorrow

Scientists for Tomorrow is a project working to increase the impact of STEM education in after school programs around the Chicago community. By providing professional development opportunities to frontline staff, program facilitators, and leaders in the after school field, Scientists for Tomorrow works to introduce high-quality STEM learning to after school programs. Check out this video to learn about Scientist for Tomorrow's learning activities and module events. 

Teaching Science Through Citizen Science Workshop

The California Academy of Sciences is hosting two free one day workshops on: Teaching Science Through Citizen Science. Participants will learn effective strategies on how to integrate

NSTA/CSTA Blended Learning Experience

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the California Science Teachers Association (CSTA) are teaming up to provide valuable learning opportunities on how to adapt to the changes

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Expanding Capacity in Environmental Education Project

"The Expanding Capacity in Environmental Education Project – EECapacity – provides opportunities for professionals and volunteers to join in discussions about our environment and our communities, share success stories of where environmental education has made a difference, and learn about successful practices from across the globe.