Professional Development for Teachers

NYSCI offers innovative professional development experiences for teachers of all grades including pre-service and after-school teachers.

Our goal is to help teachers infuse their classes with hands-on activities, scientific inquiry, strong content, science communication and literacy to strengthen, inspire and excite STEM teaching and learning.

We offer various programs that correlate to science standards and can be customized to meet your needs.



Inspire and Excite STEM Teaching and Learning 

Customized Workshops

Maker Space

Engaging maker education programs and consultancy for schools, community-based organizations, and institutions seeking to incorporate the design thinking process.

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Professional Development
Design-Make-Play STEM Institutes

Learn how an innovative pedagogical approach called Design-Make-Play can help you engage your students in STEM learning.

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Professional Development
NYSCI Science Coach Program

Working offsite with partner schools that need assistance to rethink and revitalize their STEM programs, by formal science coaches with solid experience in the informal “hands-on” science world to work with teachers at their school.

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Noticing Tools™
Teacher Hub.
Find your inspiration.

Making professional development suit you.

NYSCI’s online professional development programs enable teachers around the country to connect with NYSCI educators and one another. Participants engage in hands-on, easy to replicate science activities, develop teaching strategies, reflect on their own practice, and model the pedagogical skills that help communicate STEM concepts to students.


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