STEM Education Resources
Resources on Teacher Recruitment, Preparation & Professional Development
This page contains information and resources on teacher recruitment, preparation, and retention as well as professional development opportunities at CU for K12 math and science teachers. If you have suggestions for additional resources, please contact Kate Kidder.
Teacher Recruitment and Preparation:
Learning Assistant Program: facilitating undergraduate course-transformation and recruiting the best and brightest STEM majors into teaching.
CU Teach: CU's innovative secondary math and science teacher education program
The APLU's Science and Math Teacher Imperative is a national effort among the APLU's member university to increase the STEM K12 Teacher pipeline. Learn more about teacher preparation at the National Level and Colorado's Involvement in the SMTI Commitment at www.teacher-imperative.org
Professional Development for K12 Teachers:
Biological Sciences Initiative: offers on-going workshops for science teachers that emphasize hands-on, inquiry-based laboratory activities appropriate for the classroom. These workshops are designed to help teachers implement the National Science Education Standards.
CU Science Discovery: Science Explorers Professional Development Workshop, a unique professional development program for teachers offering day-long, activity-based science workshops to teams composed of a teacher and five students
LASP Education and Outreach: Space Science Teachers Summit is a nationally-leading, 5-day professional development workshop offered each summer for middle and high school teachers.