InTrans / Jan 09, 2015

Teaching in the Fast Lane: Engineering Workshop for Elementary Teachers

Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2015.
Apply now!

Program Description
Iowa State University (ISU) is offering elementary school teachers the opportunity to participate in a one-week professional development workshop to become more acquainted with transportation and civil engineering. Iowa State University is hosting the workshop, which will be presented by leading faculty, graduate students, and science consultant Lynne Bleeker.  Teachers will participate in inquiry-based STEM investigations applicable to science, math and engineering/technology concepts appropriate for the elementary classroom. Experts in the fields of engineering and transportation will share their current research. At the conclusion of the course, teachers will receive mini-kits based on curriculum correlated to national math and science standards and core curriculum standards.

Program Highlights
Stipend: $750/week
All programs to take place near Iowa State University
Tentative Program Dates:July 13–July 17, 2015
Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

For further information, please contact:
Stacy Renfro
(515) 294-8582