Science Teacher Academy Conference

Monday May 22

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10:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

Join us for the first annual Science Teacher Academy Conference at the Maine Science Festival!

This conference is FREE for any elementary teacher in Maine, made possible by US Department of Education Grant #S215K220059.

The conference will occur at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor on Monday, May 22nd, 2023. Sessions will run from 10am-4pm and will include: 

  • A conversation with Maine scientists on how they were inspired by teachers and how their eduction played a role in their journey in a STEM field,  
  • A workshop on teaching about the upcoming solar eclipse in your classroom,
  • A discussion about the importance of incorporating science and culture into the curriculum for Native American students,
  • An workshop on incorporating authentic. hands-on science learning into your classroom, and
  • A conversation with teachers from across the state about creating Connected Learning Ecosystems and working with your communities to serve learners.