The Delaware Department of Education and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation invite you to join us for a high-quality teacher professional development program!
WHAT: HANDS-ON field-based investigations in the diverse environments of Delmarva and the Chesapeake Bay
WHEN: June 20-24, 2011 (overnight/residential)
WHERE: Delaware locations in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and CBF’s Smith Island Environmental Study Center
Go to http://www.cbf.org/JuneCC2011 and fill out the online registration form or download the print version.
$150.00 per 5-day Summer Course (activities, food, lodging, and education materials included) Each Delaware public school teacher will receive a $500 stipend (up to 10 teachers) to offset the $150 registration fee and travel expenses for the week-long Institute. This stipend is available to the first 10 Delaware public school teachers who register.
Credit: Teachers can earn Delaware professional development recertification hours or graduate credit from Catholic University of America for an additional tuition fee.
If you have questions or need additional information, contact:
The training is designed for grades 4-8 and will focus on the integration of Geography Standard Two and the existing units from the Delaware Science Coalition for these grades.
The science standards addressed will be:
- Standard 1: Science as Inquiry
- Standard 5: Earth’s Dynamic Systems
- Standard 6: Life Processes
- Standard 7: Diversity and continuity of Living things
- Standard 8: Ecology