SUMMER STEM PD
Here is a list of summer programs designed as professional development opportunities for teachers. They all pay a stipend and some cover travel & lodging costs:
- The IISME Summer Fellowship Program places San Francisco Bay Area teachers into summer fellowships with Bay Area technology companies. There is an $8,200 stipend.
- Stanford University and Lawrence Berkeley Labs have paid summer research fellowships for teachers.
- The Coastal Marine Biolabs teacher training on the Barcode of Life Program pays a stipend, and it will transform your teaching of molecular biology.
- The California State University’s Science Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program can set you up with an 8-week research fellowship at a number of Bay Area labs such as those run by NASA and the Department of Energy. There is a $4000 stipend. This program is restricted to current CSU students and recent graduates of the CSU system.
- The NanoTeach Program offers two weeks of summer nanoscience training in Denver, Colorado. There is a $3000 stipend, plus they pay your travel and lodging expenses to Denver.
- Frontiers in Physiology Summer Research Teacher Fellowship
- The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has a summer internship program with a stipend.
- The Moss Landing Marine Laboratories have Marine Science Research Summer Institutes for teachers. They pay a stipend.
- San Jose State University’s Bay Area Earth Science Institute offers geology workshops and field trips that sometimes pay a stipend.
- Chabot Space & Science Center Climate Change High School Teacher Institute
- Lift Off (NASA’s High School Science Inquiry Institute) takes two weeks in the summer and offers a stipend.
- NASA’s Maven Educator Ambassador Project offers a stipend.