Mandell Academy for Teachers

The Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Academy for Teachers at the Connecticut Science Center:
Transforming Science Classrooms through Professional Learning

Professional Development Workshops


NGSS Workshops

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.

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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.

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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®.

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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.

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Contact information

For further information please contact us at:

Phone: (860) 520-2193