February 2018
The Donald McKinney Center for STEM Education Monthly Newsletter
UPDATES from the McKinney Center

McKinney STEM Teaching Fellows

Supported by PECO, The McKinney Center Teaching Fellows Program is an intensive short-term teacher professional development series, designed for Philadelphia public school teachers seeking to deepen the STEM literacy of their students. This initiative will take place between mid-February and the end of April, 2018. It will include 4 weekday afternoon workshops, a capstone project, a small stipend, and Act 48 credits. Applications are due on February 5; go here for details and to apply:

McKinney STEM Conference

GlaxoSmithKline will host a one-day McKinney STEM Conference on Monday, May 7, at their headquarters in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Eighty middle and high school Philadelphia public, archdeacon, charter, and private school classroom teachers will be invited to participate in keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and networking. Act 48 credits will also be available, and the registration process will begin in February 2018

Explore STEM Philly

Explore STEM Philly connects students, teachers and professionals in a variety of stimulating forums. Each encounter helps students discover the principles of STEM and its application to career paths and everyday life.

Everyone has a role to play in Explore STEM Philly. Teachers and professionals collaborate to create dynamic lessons while students discover new concepts and receive guidance on their unique learning needs. Become an active member by volunteering in one of our partnership high schools or as a citywide science fair judge. Review (and share) the attached flyer and fill out our volunteer survey !

For events and opportunities for students and families, check out our partners over at STEMcityPHL
Click on these funding opportunities for details and information
Click on these funding opportunities for details and information
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