Program Details: Summer Workshop

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There will be no 2018 High School Teacher Workshop. The program will resume in 2019 and will focus on Model Systems in Neuroscience Research.

Dates: July, 2019

The Teachers’ Workshop is an annual program specifically designed to provide both new and experienced teachers a dynamic setting in which they can gain new insight into modern biology, and the opportunity to develop and integrate new curriculum material into their science classes. The program is co-sponsored with the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines with funding from the National Science Foundation.

Teachers from schools with low MCAS scores in science are especially encouraged to apply. There is a limit of two teachers per school.

Program Features

The workshop is limited to 16 participants who receive:

  • Materials and reagents to take back to their school
  • Up to 40 professional development points (PDPs) per week
  • An opportunity to enroll their class in other science outreach programs sponsored by the Biology Department during the school year
  • A stipend
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast and lunch

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