ICEE Summer Workshop 2010 Application
Application Deadline: March 15
We seek middle and high school teacher applicants for the NASA-funded “Inspiring Climate Education Excellence” (ICEE) workshop to be held June 10-16, 2010, in Boulder, Colorado.
The purpose of the workshop is to provide professional development and instruction support for teachers who wish to improve their knowledge of climate science and of instructional practices particular to climate education.
For more information, go to: http://cires.colorado.edu/education/k12/ICEE/index.html
or contact Susan Buhr at email@example.com.
This workshop is presented by the Education and Outreach group of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Requirements for Participation
• Complete 2-3 hours of pre-workshop assignments and teleconference.
• Complete pre-workshop evaluation.
• Able to participate in workshops from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm,
June 10-12 and June 14-16, at the U. of Colorado at Boulder.
• Currently teaching middle or high school students.
• Complete follow-up activities, including teleconferences, documenting classroom implementation, and post-workshop evaluation.
Selection of Applicants The workshop will be selective and limited to 24 teachers. Priority will be given to teachers who:
• Are current full-time science teachers
• Are interested in teaching climate science and energy topics
• Have applied prior professional development to their curriculum
• Collaborate actively with teachers in their home school/district
We seek teachers from rural, urban, and suburban settings, primarily from the Colorado region. However, competitive applicants from outside this region will be selected as travel funds allow. Teachers who work in underserved communities are especially encouraged to apply. Teachers who are interested in but do not currently teach climate and energy topics are especially encouraged to apply.
Teachers will receive a stipend of $300 upon completion of the workshop and an additional $180 stipend upon completion of all follow-up requirements for the course.
Graduate credit will be available at cost to the participant. Please contact Susan Buhr at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
The workshop will be held on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus. Lunch and a light breakfast will be provided each day to all participants.
Participants driving to the workshop will be reimbursed for ½ of the standard mileage rate, and for parking. Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Lodging, transportation, and food costs will be provided for up to 5 participants traveling more than 60 miles one way. Out-of-town participants may be asked to share rooms.
Wed. June 9 - Hotel check-in
Thurs. June 10 - Workshop 8:30-5:00
Fri. June 11 - Workshop 8:30-5:00
Sat. June 12 - Workshop 8:30-5:00
Sun. June 13 - Free morning; optional afternoon field trip
Mon. June 14 - Workshop 8:30-5:00
Tues. June 15 - Workshop 8:30-5:00
Wed. June 16 - Workshop 8:30-5:00
Thurs. June 17 - Hotel check-out