Teaching Excellence Academy
Professional Development Opportunities for Educators
As schools and districts progress through the new era of post-pandemic instruction, Carnegie Science Center’s Teaching Excellence Academy is here to support the needs of educators during the 2021–2022 school year.
From crash courses in distance learning to teacher workshops on STEM best practices, the Teaching Excellence Academy offers in-person and virtual professional development opportunities for educators in all grade levels, with specific workshops and coaching sessions in:
- NEW for 2021: Establish yourself as a leader in STEM education with the STEM Excellence Endorsement by Carnegie Science Center (PDF) .
- Tools for Virtual Instruction and Online Engagement
- Digital Fabrication
Workshops can be offered online via live virtual webinars, at your location, or at Carnegie Science Center (some restrictions apply).
Act 48 credit for Pennsylvania educators is provided upon successful completion of each workshop.
For more information, contact:
Senior Director of STEM Education Nikole Sheaffer, SheafferN@CarnegieScienceCenter.org
STEM Excellence Endorsement
Establish yourself as a leader in STEM education with personalized professional learning sessions.
Online Engagement Workshops
Navigate the demands of virtual instruction with a crash course in online engagement tools.
Virtual STEM Professional Development
Learn strategies for encouraging higher-level thinking and STEM skills in the classroom.
Professional Development Package
This package features multiple opportunities for professional development to be delivered online or at your school throughout the academic year.
Foundations of STEM
A series of workshops focusing on the four foundations of high-quality STEM education.
Starting Your STEM Pathway
Start building a collaborative learning environment that embraces best practices in STEM education
Maker Education Series
Get hands-on with digital fabrication tools and integrate making experiences into your curriculum.
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