Events at ChemEd X are professional development opportunities for chemical educators.
Events include webinars, workshops, conferences, and meetings of interest to chemical educators. Currently, this is placeholder for event listings.
Register now to attend the AACT webinar on January 25 at 7:00 EST. This webinar will introduce demonstrations you can use when they first learn the material, or as they prepare for the AP test. You'll be provided with demonstration questions that can be scaled up or down depending on the level of chemistry that you teach.
High school chemistry teachers in U.S. and U.S. territories can apply for a Hach Professional Development grant to fund up to $1500 of expenses. Applications will be accepted through January 4th. Qualified expenses include registration, travel, tuition, books/resources and substitute teacher pay. Activities must be completed by August 31, 2017.
AMTA will be hosting a distance learning Chemistry 2 course that will run from January 19th -April 27 (15 weeks), with an open house to prepare with technology on January 12th. It will be led by expert chemistry modeling leaders Larry Dukerich and Brenda Royce.
The American Modeling Teachers Association(link is external) has announced a new webinar series to be hosted by experts in the field. The webinars will include a variety of topics and are free to members. Space is limited to the first twenty-three teachers to sign up, but each session will be recorded and made available to wait-listed teachers. The webinars will be hosted on GoToMeeting.
Join me, along with co-presenter Rachel Murillo, on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Eastern. Rachel brings her background in forensic anthropology to the webinar, along with her current work teaching high school forensic science. We’ll share forensics resources useful for National Chemistry Week, for integrating into classroom curriculum, and for informal science sharing. Anyone who wants to connect science to this high-interest, real world topic will find ready-to-use demonstrations, lab investigations, videos, background information, and more.
Are you entering your first year of teaching? Or did you just finish your first year of teaching? If so, and you live in the United States, consider applying for a fellowship from the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF).
Attending BCCE 2016 in Colorado next week? Consider attending our workshop: W20 - ChemEd X Professional Learning Community scheduled for 8/3/2016 at 1:30 – 4:30 pm in Ross 2261.
On Saturday, September 17th, 2016, STEM and Flower Learning Consultants, Aric Foster and Megan Moran, will be hosting a day of professional development for all educators interested in analyzing their grading and assessment practices. This free event will be held at Armada High School in Armada, Michigan, located a less than an hour north of Detroit.
Early Registration for BCCE now open!
BCCE 2016 will be held at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO.
July 31 – August 4, 2016
The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) is now accepting applications for our 2016 Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program, June 20 - August 5. RET participants spend seven weeks conducting research in GLBRC labs and develop related education materials to bring back to their classrooms. Included is a $7000 stipend.