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Updated as of Tuesday, February 13, 2018.
Disclaimer: The NYC Department of Education does not endorse and is not responsible for the policies and practices of external partners. All work with external partners should be conducted in accordance with the Chancellor's Regulations . Teacher participation in opportunities that occur during school hours require principal's approval.
Elementary and Middle Schools: Students Can Apply Now for Exciting Science and STEM Enrichment Programs During Spring Break
Application Deadline: February 27, 2018
Event: April 2-6, 2018
Students can apply now to attend exciting science and STEM enrichment programs being offered during spring break at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics, the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Botanical Garden, Queens Zoo, and Staten Island Zoo. Meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real life, hands-on learning experiences. Preference will be given to students who attend Title I schools. Click here for more information and here to apply.
Elementary Schools: Pizza & PD - History Detectives: Inquiry Strategies for K-5 Students
Registration Deadline: March 8, 2018
Contact: Schuyler Schuler /212-873-3400; ext. 510
Practice strategies for incorporating historical inquiry and object-based learning into your work with elementary school students during an interactive visit to DiMenna Children’s History Museum. Pizza will be served. The cost of admission is $15 per person ($10 for members). The event will be held at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024 from 4:30-6:30pm. Click here for more information and to register.
Elementary and Middle Schools: Attend the Cornell/Columbia STEM Workshop at Columbia University
Registration Deadline: March 9, 2018
Event: March 17, 2018
Contact: Mark Walsh /607-592-4053
Elementary and middle school teachers are invited to attend STEM workshops hosted by Cornell and Columbia Universities that focus on presenting hands-on science activities in their classrooms. The workshops will include a presentation about current trends in science from a Columbia University professor. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Click here for more information and to register.