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Appalachian offers summer workshops for science teachers

BOONE—The Mathematics and Science Education Center at Appalachian State University is offering free developmental workshops for area teachers. The science workshops are offered free of charge and offer continuing education units.

Undergraduate students who plan to teach are also welcome to attend the workshops. Additional details and workshop applications are online at

Workshops offered at Appalachian’s Reich College of Education are:

  • June 18-20: Advanced Biology Institute, Teaching College Biology in High School, led by Marilyn Pendley and Robbie Carraghan (1.8 CEUs)
  • June 24-28: Earth Science Workshop for Middle and High School Teachers, Earth Shaking Science, led by Laura Mallard and Crystal Wilson (3.0 CEUs)
  • June 24-28: K-5 Science Workshop, Unraveling the New Science Essential Standards—Round 2, led by Judy Sink and Lou Moore (3.0 CEUs)

Three workshops will be offered at the Patterson Science Center in Lenoir. They are:

  • June 10-14: Elementary School Science Workshop, Exploring STEM: Inside and Out (3.0 CEUs)
  • June 24-28: Middle School Science Workshop, Bridging the Gap: What Do Biotechnology and Agriculture Have in Common? (3.0 CEUs)
  • July 8-12: Middle School Science Workshop: Exploring STEM: Inside and Out (3.0 CEUs)