The Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Academy for Teachers at the Connecticut Science Center:
Transforming Science Classrooms through Professional Learning
Interested in train-the-trainer sessions? Take our survey!
Professional Development Workshops
The Inquiry for Teaching and Learning Series
Learn about inquiry-based teaching and learning at a series of week-long immersion workshops, with available follow-up support. You'll learn to transform classroom learning, engaging and exciting your students.
The Next-Gen Science Exemplar System
NGSX is a suite of blended professional learning pathways designed to help teams of K-12 science educators apply the pedagogical shifts described in the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the NGSS to their own teaching and to help principals in providing support along the way.
Learn more about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and how to improve science education through three-dimensional learning.
Click here to view our full range of NGSS workshops - from introductory, to transitioning classroom instruction, to curriculum and district work.
Science Safety Workshops
As part of the CT Science Safety Network, we are proud to host a series of science safety workshops for teachers and administrators.
Engineering is Elementary® Workshops
Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) integrates engineering and technology with science, language arts, social studies, and math via storybooks and hands-on design activities for 1st through 5th graders. The Connecticut Science Center is the state’s official professional development provider for EiE®.