Custom Professional Development

Science Pioneers’ Strategic STEM Instruction (SSI) provides current, research-based instructional training for your school or district. Workshop topics are custom designed to meet specific needs for teacher training and student learning. Format options are staff meetings, half day, full day, and multiple day sessions. The content is identified through collaboration between Science Pioneers staff and the curriculum coordinator, principal, or instructional administrator. We match our resources and presenters to your unique specifications.

The SSI Staff: Our master educators have years of educational experience with adult learners. Their resumes reveal a variety of experience and proven proficiency in facilitation. Science Pioneers has over 40 presenters to train your staff in various STEM content and pedagogy.

Workshops: Science Pioneers’ professional development will be designed for our clients. Districts can contact Science Pioneers to schedule a meeting with our School Services Coordinator to plan a hands-on workshop customized to meet the needs of your district, school, or department. Workshops are prepared to align directly with state standards and student learning outcomes. Strategic, quality professional development will be delivered to educators on site by Science Pioneers trainers.

Sample workshops include: science notebooking, testable questions, elementary FOSS kits, probes, Integrating Math and Science, Simplified Simple Machines, Interactive Habitats of the Earth, Spinning Through the Solar System, inquiry investigations, Earth systems, matter and energy, ecology, minerals, chemistry, electricity, 5E learning cycle, and many, many more.

Cost: Workshop costs are determined by the length of instructional time, the number of presenters and participants. View our pricing sheet.

Other STEM support available:

  • ScienceWise Teacher Short Courses
  • Instructional Coaching
  • Speakers from STEM career fields
  • Consulting
  • Mentoring

Contact: Strategic STEM Instruction Professional Development
Pam Stepp
School Services Coordinator
Science Pioneers
816-460-2009
pstepp@sciencepioneers.org