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2020 Recognition Event

Our annual Recognition Event is a year-end celebration that spotlights our 34 current Science Leadership School Partners and their work to prioritize...

Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Award

The Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Team Award honors a team of teachers that demonstrates excellence in professional learning. This annual award recognizes...

Action Plans!

Derived from actual action plans implemented by our School Partners these are 5 high-quality action plan samples to guide your work. ...

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

For over 100 years, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has provided Chicago area educators with tools and training to help them increase their comfort...

The Wonder of Science

The Wonder of Science was created to support the next generation of science teachers.  The website aggregates resources developed by Paul Andersen and other...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has an education portal that is dedicated to building ocean, coastal, and climate literacy for...

Environmental Protection Agency

This website provides information about EPA activities and programs that support environmental education, including professional development, youth and educator recognition, and grants. ...

Food & Drug Administration

The FDA provides two middle school curricula centering around nutrition and food safety. They also offer a professional development program in...

Need.org

Great for anything energy related. NEED works with energy companies to bring balanced energy programming to the nation's schools including curriculium, grants, or professional...

National Geographic

Looking for Teacher PD, Amazing Fellowships, or ways to connect to scientists? National Geographic education has some really great tools that fit well with...