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Summer Institute

SALSA-SMI Summer Teaching Institute 

 The Summer Institute will be led by Dr. Jim Burnette and Dr. Katie Burnette who are experienced in developing curriculum for teaching laboratories aligned with Next Generation Standards. Participants will develop simple, original, innovative classroom materials ready for immediate implementation. This unique professional development opportunity is designed for STEM teachers seeking to engaging laboratory experiences with science and mathematics lesson planning.  Alignment with AP Biology curriculum will also be discussed. Both instructors are experienced AP Biology exam readers. The Institute also provides the opportunity for experienced teachers to inspire the next generation of STEM teachers.

Dates: June 24-28, 2019

Stipends for participants: $250 for pre-service teachers; $500 for credentialed teachers

Applications Deadline: April 29, 2019 

   - Pre-service STEM Teachers (Undergraduate STEM Majors)

   - Credentialed STEM Secondary Teachers


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Environmental Science Education: Air Quality & Climate Workshop

This summer institute workshop is funded by the National Science Foundation and co-sponsored by UCR CalTeach-SM.  It is led by D. Roya Bahreini, Associate Professor of Atmospheric Science, with the aim of integrating knowledge from chemistry, physics, and mathematical sciences in problem solving and interpretation of issues in air quality and climate. Participants who complete the workshop will be provided with materials necessary for transferring their knowledge into their classrooms.

Dates:July 9-12, 2019

Stipends for pre-service and in-service teachers: $600

Applications Deadline: May 31, 2019

Pre-service STEM Teachers (Undergraduate STEM Majors)

Credentialed STEM Secondary Teachers

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