Professional Development in STEM

WEEKEND STEM WORKSHOPS

Each month we organize STEM workshops inspired by modeling active learning strategies in STEM. All of our workshops are led by active classroom STEM teachers in a variety of subject areas forPK-12 educators. Click here to see upcoming workshops.

SUMMER STEM INSTITUTE

Every summer, hundreds of teachers from across the country join us for intensive professional learning workshops in a variety of STEM areas. These workshops are 3 days – 3 weeks in length, facilitated by master teachers. Click here to see our summer calendar.

IN-SCHOOL PD & STEM COACHING

STEMteachersNYC organizes professional development workshops during the school day, and can organize a STEM Coaching program for your school or faculty. Please contact us to learn more

STEM Initiatives and Projects

THE ELEMENTARY STEMLAb + INITIATIVE

The Elementary STEMLab is a professional development program designed to engage elementary teachers across the New York City area in the pursuit of excellent science teaching and learning. The program started from a 100kin10 grant, originally called Kid Talk Teacher Talk in Elementary Science. Click here to learn more.

The Elementary STEM Initiative brings together a diverse group of early childhood and elementary STEM teachers in the NYC area who are interested in sharing resources, networking, and advocating for teacher-led professional learning opportunities. Click here to learn more.

COMPUTATIONAL THINKING & CODING IN PHYSICS

Computational thinking is the use of computers to simulate and study complex systems. At STEMteachersNYC, we’re integrating this methodology into curricular materials for physics education, empowering teachers to use computer coding languages like Pyret to enhance their curriculum and student engagement. Click here to learn more

CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE STEM

In 2018, our teacher-members came together and formed a Culturally Responsive STEM taskforce to identify strategies for supporting STEM educators around the region, and to ensure our workshops address the principles of cultural responsiveness. Click here to learn more and get involved