Summer 2014 on the roof

Join the vibrant and growing community of 3rd – 5th grade Bay Area teachers in the Teacher Institute on Science and Sustainability (TISS).

Applications for TISS cohort 8 (2016–2018) due March 3, 2016

Cohort 7 sketching

TISS is a transformative, two-year professional development program that includes school year workshops, school site coaching, and three summer sessions. The Institute enhances teachers' and students' understanding of science and sustainability. Become a life-long science learner, improve your science instruction, and ignite in your students a passion for science. Apply now!

Features and benefits:

  • A $1,500 annual stipend
  • An annual class set of science notebooks for your students
  • Complimentary Academy membership
  • Five continuing education credits per year (fee paid by participant)
  • Guaranteed Academy field trip during the school year

Priority in the selection process is given to teams of 3-4 teachers applying from schools located within 20 miles of California Academy of Sciences.

The Cohort 8 Summer Session runs July 18 – July 29, 2016. Please visit the TISS page for more information.

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