Apply Now for 2013-14 Science Teacher Education Courses
MSI's courses target 4th- through 8th-grade educators with limited experience teaching science. You'll attend six daylong sessions throughout the school year. These courses are offered at no cost, and content is aligned with state and national learning standards in science (NGSS).
All About You (anatomy and life science)
Master unifying themes in life science and relate them to the human body through activities about cells, genetics, organ systems, health and wellness, and evolution.
Group A sessions: Sept. 26, Oct. 25, Nov. 21, Feb. 1 (graduate credit), Feb. 7, March 30 and May 9
Group B sessions: Sept. 27, Oct. 24, Nov. 22, Feb. 1 (graduate credit), Feb. 6, March 21 and May 9
Expedition: Green (environmental science)
Increase your knowledge and awareness of resource management and sustainability issues that reduce the impact on Chicago and the global environment.
Group A sessions: Oct. 8, Nov. 7, Dec. 10, Jan. 16, Feb. 1 (graduate credit), Feb. 25 and April 24
Group B sessions: Oct. 10, Nov. 5, Dec. 12, Jan. 14, Feb. 1 (graduate credit), Feb. 27 and April 24
You can receive CPDUs in Illinois or CEUs in Indiana and can also earn graduate credit at the Illinois Institute of Technology or Valparaiso University.
Teachers must apply in pairs, and each teacher must submit a separate application. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Central time Sept. 9. It will take you about 15 minutes to fill out the application below.
Expedition: Green is generously supported by the Dover Foundation.
Support of Lake County teacher outreach is generously provided by Takeda.