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

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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.
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science exemplar system

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.
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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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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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engineering is elementary

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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Contact information

For further information please contact us at:
Phone: (860) 520-2193