Design Thinking Online Professional Development

Design-based thinking. What is it? And how can you use design to engage your students in motivating, real world problems to master 21st century skills, while at the same time find new pathways into STEM content? During our free, four-week Design Thinking online professional development…

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Noticing Tools Professional Development

Learn how to incorporate NYSCI’s iPad apps and supporting activities into your classroom.

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Images from the Making Meaning [M2] conference at the New York Hall of Science in New York

New NGSS-Aligned Lessons

NYSCI, working with Achieve, has created 17 exemplary classroom lessons and supporting materials that are available for free on the Teacher TryScience website.

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OER Commons: (Re)Mixing in the Common Core Classroom

August 24 – 25; 9 am – 3 pm Join the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management In Education (ISKME) as they provide teachers with the opportunity to learn about a free online resource called OER Commons. This two day workshop will focus on…

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Design-Make-Play STEM Institutes

Join us for a series of professional development courses to help you engage your students in STEM learning.

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Amazing Animal Adaptations Professional Development

Learn how to incorporate playful and interactive activities that demonstrate animal adaptations across various biomes.

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Urban Advantage Parent Coordinators having a blast!

Urban Advantage middle school Parent Coordinators to spent the day at NYSCI becoming novice rocket scientists.

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Urban Advantage Professional Development for Teachers

Watch a video about NYSCI’s involvement in the Urban Advantage program.

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Urban Advantage Family Science Day breaks attendance records

More than 2,000 people attended the annual Urban Advantage Family Science Day.

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Hands-On Elementary Science and the Common Core

Join NYSCI for a fun-filled professional development day designed for K–5th grade teachers.

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Climate Change Communications Workshop

This workshop is designed for informal educators and community organizations, it is not open for classroom educators or the general public.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Teacher Mentorship Program

NYSCI has partnered with Queens College on a new teacher mentorship program. Experienced middle and high school science teachers will receive mentorship training and provide classroom opportunities for pre-service science teachers. Mentors will receive a $1,000 stipend for completing the program. To be eligible, teachers…

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Interactive Online Workshop Inquiries

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Professional Development Inquiries

Please note: requests for professional development or science outreaches should be made at least one month in advance. Special arrangements can be made for shorter-term notice requests, on a case by case basis.

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Engineering Is Elementary® Kit Training

NYSCI provides training and support on utilizing the EiE® kits.

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Science Coach

NYSCI’s Science Coach program includes mentoring, assistance with curriculum development, science lab support, and educational resources.

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STEM Institutes

STEM Institutes are offered as full-day, half-day, or multiple day programs that can be customized to meet your requirements.

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Teachers TryScience THINK Workshop

Increase student critical thinking in this one-day workshop for educators who teach grades 7 – 12. The workshop will be held at NYSCI on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9 am – 3 pm. Each participant will receive a $135 stipend. Apply now! What You Will Learn:…

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After School Science Resources for Educators

NYSCI provides training for after school educators on the AfterSchool Kidzscience kit.

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