STEM Leadership Seminar**
Target Grade(s): K-12
This unique course guides Endeavor Educators to perform short-term, integrated-STEM, episodic PD, preferably with NASA assets of their choosing. The goal is to infuse systemic change, content from STEM area disciplines, and STEM pedagogy to peers in the building, school district, or region. Collaboration with classmates and online feedback offers guidance necessary to achieve course outcomes and success. The short-term training meets leadership objectives which include providing a specific set of classroom activities for other teachers to utilize that may be adopted into other curriculum. Ideally, other NASA Endeavor Graduates, optionally, could have access to the materials through Endeavor's Global Professional Learning Community for Endeavor graduates.
What can I expect from this course?
Participants attend 5 LIVE, online sessions in a user-friendly format, which include, but are not limited to the following topics:
Session 1: What is a Teacher Leader?
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:
All NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas are integrated into this course. The specific focus of assignments and discussions are tailored by the participants needs.
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices (8 of 8 addressed):
What other opportunities may I pursue?
Participants may implement course content and develop a portfolio following the guidelines of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, with the goal of submitting work for National Board Certification.
Educators may seek opportunities to present at conferences, or among colleagues and education community stakeholders. Course instructors and mentors will support your individual goals to become leaders in integrated STEM education.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: