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School supplies efforts expanded

Find out more about Education Minnesota's new partnership with the 13th Annual Ride for Children’s School Supplies and how to participate.

8 legislative wrap-ups scheduled

Changes at the Legislature this year will affect your work as an educator and a union member. We'll cover everything from funding provisions to testing and licensing changes.

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Biotechnology and Microbiology for Teachers In the Classroom

Date: July 31, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Lee Schmitt

More information: Biotechnology and Microbiology for Teachers In the Classroom

Location: Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul

Description: The BioTIC Institute brings middle and high school biology teachers up-to-speed on the rapid advancements in biotech research, careers, applications, and issues while providing inquiry modeling/practice and curriculum enrichment that support standards related to cell structure, disease, genetics, and biotechnology.

Teachers participating in BioTIC will receive four graduate credits upon completion of course assignments. Lunch is provided lunch each day.

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Summer Seminar

August 3

Summer Seminar

Date: August 03, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Alyssa Mueller, 651-292-4936

More information: Learn more here.

Location: College of Saint Benedict
37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph

Description:

Expand your professional skills on the campus of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Aug. 3-5, at Education Minnesota's Summer Seminar.

For more details, email Alyssa Mueller, or read about our Summer Seminar.


 

 

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2015 WaterWorks! Institute

Date: August 03, 2015 08:30 AM

Contact: Sara Robertson, 651-523-2895, srobertson01@hamline.edu

More information: More information

Location: Minneapolis Water Filtration Plant
4500 Reservoir Boulevard, Columbia Heights

Description: Investigate drinking water quality, chemistry, community resources, and inquiry-based activities for your classroom. This intensive, three-day (Aug. 3-5), hands-on workshop allows upper elementary and middle school science teachers to enrich their water-related standards and come away with new teaching ideas and information from expert presenters on the engineering, chemistry, geology, people, and politics of how drinking water is delivered to your home and school. Meals and resource binder provided. Choose between two graduate credits or a stipend – both will require your attendance at a Saturday follow-up session in fall 2015 (date to be determined by the group). Housing is not provided.

Teachers from the Metro area will have priority in the selection process, but science teachers from anywhere in the state may apply.

Join the more than 300 science teachers who have participated in WaterWorks over the last fourteen years, and make plans to integrate the topic of drinking water into your science curriculum.

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Summer Seminar

August 4

Summer Seminar

Date: August 04, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Alyssa Mueller, 651-292-4936

More information: Learn more here.

Location: College of Saint Benedict
37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph

Description:

Expand your professional skills on the campus of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Aug. 3-5, at Education Minnesota's Summer Seminar.

For more details, email Alyssa Mueller, or read about our Summer Seminar.