The Center for Science Teaching and
Learning (CSTL) provides high quality professional learning for science
and STEM educators to promote student learning through collaborative and
grant-funded projects, workshops, and sessions custom designed to meet
specific needs of partners. We support the vision of A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards in all professional development sessions.
The following is a sample of learning opportunities provided by our team of professional development experts.
STEM Focus Schools for the Future
This program is customizable for a school or district and involves
collaboration with your school/district on systemic change to STEM
focused integrated instruction.
Engineering is Elementary (EiE)
Teacher Workshops focus on preparing educators to use the EiE curriculum.
Teacher Educator Institute focuses on preparing educators that will be training classroom teachers in the EiE curriculum.
Integrated Geospatial Thinking
These workshops help educators gather and analyze field data on mobile devices, while learning to help students build 21st Century workforce and spatial thinking skills.
Professional Learning Workshops
Curriculum Focused Workshops: GEMS, FOSS, Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading, BSCS
Making Sense of Science: weaves together science and pedagogy
STE Workshop: integrates science and engineering practices