STEM Professional Development Platform
K3 – 16 Educators
Launched in 2012 with the support of Lockheed Martin, NASA, U.S. DDOT, Morgan State University, Howard University, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Navy, NOAA and SA-TECH
Managed by Partners Achieving Success, CDC
An institute that works in collaboration with universities, federal agencies and industry leaders to provide customized STEM content professional development platforms to assist with access and resources to aide K3-16 educators. Access and Resources includes; STEM content and materials developed by universities, federal agencies and other industry resources to support curriculums, to learn content integration and team planning with colleagues, engage subject matter experts (SMEs), experiences in hands-on activities and international STEM peer pen pal (teachers and students) collaborations for cultural exchanges.
The professional development experience is to develop skills to incorporate tools, content and data to establish a holistic STEM teaching approach. The educator’s experiences should elevate the students’ personalized and broader learning approach to achieve the next level. The platform is to assist teachers and educators to increase a broader knowledge base to be competitive and a valued asset to their students and institution. We provide engagement, outreach and strategic partnerships with resources and access to teaming and learning locally, across the state and internationally. Professional Development Includes:
Our 3 Cs for Educators Success for Student Success!
Today’s teachers should continuously connect in professional development, continuously learn, and continuously explore for student learning opportunities and resources both on and off school facilities. The school leaders and key faculty who plan and deliver academic content and activities must be encouraged and equipped with the best subject content, tools, strategies and creative instruction delivery methods to boost student learning involvement and knowledge retention.
Professional Development Necessity and Value to their Institutions