Iowas State University’s NSF EPSCoR middle school STEM teachers institute
Summer 2017 STEM teachers institutes and other opportunities.
American Society for Engineering Education. ASEE’s annual PreK-12 Engineering Education Workshop is a full day of hands-on activities, panel discussions, and networking opportunities designed to help classroom teachers incorporate authentic engineering education into their classrooms. Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017. Where: Columbus, Ohio, Convention Center. Register here (non-ASEE members should click on “create new account.)
Exploratorium. Three weeks of working with scientists and educators at the San Francisco-based Exploratorium’s Summer Institute for Teachers Stipend: $2,500. Dates: June 19-July 7, 2017. Apply by March 15, 2017.
National Science Foundation EPSCoR for teachers. NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program includes teacher professional development workshops and teacher-student research opportunities, such a Vermont’s water-quality summer research project for high school teachers and students. Check your state for details. Deadlines vary.
National Institute of Standards and Technology. Two-week summer institute for middle school teachers includes $2,000 stipend plus up to $2,000 to cover travel and lodging to NIST’s Gaithersburg, MD., campus. Dates: July 10-21, 2017.
Apply by March 3, 2017.
Six-week summer research experience for middle school teachers to work with NIST scientists and engineers at the Gaithersburg, MD, campus. Stipend is $8,000. Teachers must be nominated by their school districts. Applications due March 3, 2017.
New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. NSF-funded summer research experiences and institutes for middle and high school teachers in such fields as cybersecurity and robotics. Open house March 6, 2017.
STEM Think Tank & Conference. Growing sustained STEM is the theme for the 2017 STEM Think Tank & Conference, which brings together K-12 teachers, informal educators, and university outreach coordinators focused on girls in STEM. This year’s conference is at Harpeth Hall, an independent girls’ school in Nashville, Tenn. Dates: July 12-14, 2017. Early registration ends May 31, 2017.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Summer Institute on Innovation, STEM, and Intellectual Property offers roughly 50 K-12 teachers hands-on activities and strategies for incorporating discovery and invention into instruction. Dates: July 2017. Email NSTI_Applications@uspto.gov for details.
University of Akron Research Experience for Teachers in Polymer Engineering. Eight week program for high school STEM teachers. Dates: June 13-August 3, 2017.