Bridging the Gap Between Science Education and Workforce Preparation
Explore scientific research at West Chester University
Co-Sponsored by Chester County Intermediate Unit, the Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research, and West Chester University
March 11, 2020
Location: West Chester University Campus
Schmucker Science Center North, Room 191
750 S. Church Street
West Chester, PA
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Target Audience: K-12 teachers and administrators, school counselors, mental health practitioners, social workers, school psychologists and crisis intervention specialists.
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Ever wonder how to relate the science you teach in the classroom to real-world career applications? Join fellow educators in exploring scientific research through the lens of the faculty at West Chester University (WCU). During this day-long teacher professional learning experience, you will meet members of WCU's Life Science, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science departments. Participants will discuss potential careers in these fields and learn how to increase alignment between your classroom and the workforce. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take a tour of the research facilities at WCU, hear from the Dean of the College of the Sciences and Mathematics, and interact directly with faculty members within each department.
BEST FOR: Middle and high school science teachers.
Location: West Chester University, Schmucker Science Center North Room 191
Lunch is included.