In the Teachers' Lounge

Saturday, May 3rd: Environmental Literacy for All Educators’ Conference April 15, 2014
Join other SFUSD teachers for a Resource Fair and free PreK-12 workshops related to environmental literacy. Free parking, free lunch, free resources! More
Project ASTRO Training Workshop 2014 April 14, 2014
Project ASTRO seeks 3rd–9th grade teachers and astronomers who have a passion for sharing the wonders of astronomy with students. Teacher-Astronomer partners will attend a free 2-day summer workshop to learn hands-on, inquiry-based astronomy activities designed to inspire and excite students in their science pursuits and eventual professions. More
Ecoliteracy for All: Summer Institute for K-2 Teachers March 26, 2014
Learn to make your schoolyard into a meaningful learning environment in this week-long training for K-2 teachers. You will come away with interdisciplinary lessons and resources to support ecoliteracy in your students. More

Special Programs

Careers in Science

Know a teen with a passion for science? Learn more about our high school internship program.

Teacher Institute on Science and Sustainability

This summer, a select cohort of 30 teachers completed two weeks of sustainability-themed workshops as part of our new 2-year professional development program for 3rd – 5th grade teachers.

Watch the public service announcements they created aimed at changing student behavior here.

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We are pleased to introduce professional learning programs for informal educators interested in exploring the theory and practice of education within free-choice settings. Read more


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How does the real process of science really work? Gain a new perspective of the dynamic process of science and how it relates to you with the new How Science Works iTunes U course co-produced by the Academy and UCMP.
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