UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES

Below is a running list of upcoming STEM Innovator® Onsite Professional Development opportunities.

*Currently there are no onsite PD opportunities.  If you are interested in learning more about STEM Innovator® onsite professional development, please email stem-innovator@uiowa.edu.

Past OPPORTUNITIES 

Below is a running list of STEM Innovator® Onsite Professional Development opportunities that have either taken place or application deadlines have passed. Please enjoy reading through the opportunities and associated news items.

DEARBORN, MI

SPONSORED BY: LEMELSON FOUNDATION
The Henry Ford, July 9-11, 2019 

STEM Innovator®, in collaboration with The Henry Ford: Model I™ and with support from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, delivers professional development to Michigan secondary educators interested in creating a pathway for invention education. 

Application closed.

apple valley, mn - invite only

SPONSORED BY: Microsoft & ISD #196
Apple Valley High School, June 10 - 12, 2019

STEM Innovator® hosts an onsite professional development opportunity for Apple Valley High School educators. 

INVITE ONLY - RSVP closed. 

IOWA CITY, IA

SPONSORED BY: IOWA GOVERNOR'S STEM ADVISORY COUNCIL
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa, July 15 - 19, 2019

STEM Innovator® hosts an onsite professional development opportunity for state of Iowa teachers who apply and are accepted as scale-up recipients. If accepted, educators receive an award providing online and onsite professional development, access to an online curriculum toolkit, $975 stipend upon completion of their STEM Innovator® certification, and more. 

STEM Innovator® was named one of ten STEM scale-up programs for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Application closed Mar. 4, 2019.

IOWA CITY, IA

SUPPORTED BY: IOWA GOVERNOR'S STEM ADVISORY COUNCIL STEM BEST GRANT
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa, Oct. 2017 - June 2018

STEM Innovator® assisted the Iowa City Community School District in creating a district-wide innovation education pathway model for students by provided customized onsite professional development. By partnering with local businesses and industry experts, the Iowa City School District is able to provide every student education in innovation during their elementary, middle, and high school years. 

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COLUMBUS, MS

SUPPORTED BY: HERITAGE ACADEMY
Heritage Academy, Date xx - xx, 2018

STEM Innovator® helped Heritage Academy weave concepts of innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship into their STEM programming from elementary to high school by providing tailored onsite professional development.

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MIAMI, FL

SUPPORTED BY: CRUISE LINE GRANT RECEIVED BY MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
William Turner Technical High School, Oct. 18 - 20, 2017

STEM Innovator® hosts an onsite professional development opportunity for Miami-Dade County Public Schools educators focused on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation Training for Future Leaders of the Cruise Industry.”  Upon completion of the STEM Innovator® professional development, educators implemented the program with students who pitched innovative concepts to cruise line executives.  

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TAILORED OPPORTUNITIES 

Don't see what you're looking for? Contact us at stem-innovator@uiowa.edu to craft a STEM Innovator® Onsite Professional Development solution that is right for your school and receive a price quote for tailored professional development. Tailored opportunities are only available to schools with ten or more educators interested in STEM Innovator® certification. 

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ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES 

Don't see what you're looking for? If you have less than ten educators from your school interested in STEM Innovator® certification and the onsite opportunities are not a fit, consider joining our next online cohort. Online cohorts are typically held twice per year.  

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