ARC/ORNL High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Summer Institute
Dates: July 7 – July 20, 2018
The ARC/ORNL Math-Science-Technology Summer Institute is a two week residential program that provides high school teachers and students in the Appalachian region the opportunity to partner with ORNL scientists on authentic research projects. Teachers develop methods to integrate current research into their classrooms.Learn More
Joint Science and Technology Institute (JSTI)
Dates: July 21 – August 3, 2018
JSTI is a two week residential program in Maryland for current high school teachers exposing them to scientific research through hands-on projects. This program enables educators to work with real-world scientists and increase student awareness of career opportunities in STEM-related fields.Learn More
Teacher Professional Development Workshops
ORISE sponsors and provides FREE STEM-related professional development workshops for K-12 teachers during the month of June.
Check back in March 2018 for a complete list of FREE Summer 2018 professional development offerings.
Examples of past workshops:
- Seaperch - Navy Underwater Robotics
- Colorful and Sweet Chemistry
- Engineering is Elementary
- 3D Printing with Scratch Programming
- Math, Movement, and the Common Core
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship
The application period for the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program is now closed.
The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to serve in the national education arena. Fellows spend 11 months working in federal agencies or in U.S. Congressional offices, applying their extensive knowledge and classroom experiences to national education program and/or education policy efforts.Learn More
K-12 STEM calendar
A number of opportunities are offered for teachers to participate in STEM programs that enhance classroom teaching. During the summer months, ORAU offers a variety of STEM education workshops to provide middle and high school educators the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities that enhance their STEM curriculum.Learn More
Rocky Hill Elementary School teacher Jordan Haney explains why technology in the classroom helps students develop a greater appreciation for STEM education.