Wade Institute for Science Education: 2023 MA DESE OAPL Approved Professional Learning Opportunity

Wade Institute for Science Education

July 16th, 2023, 11:00 pm - July 21st, 2023, 10:59 pm CDT
Location: Manomet, Inc (Plymouth, MA)
Host: Wade Institute for Science Education

This professional learning opportunity is an Approved Course for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Accelerating Science: Open Access Professional Learning. It is free for eligible Massachusetts educators! Check your eligibility to attend for free and learn more about the MA DESE OAPL program: https://www.doe.mass.edu/instruction/ela/oapl


Whales’ Tales, Turtle Hurdles, and Migration Phenomena
A Summer Professional Development Institute for Grades 3-8 Educators
An Approved Course for MA DESE’s Accelerating Science: Open Access Professional Learning

Explore how scientists track nature’s most impressive superheroes — whales, sharks, turtles, birds, and butterflies — as you investigate the phenomena of migration! Engage in inquiry-based, phenomena-based, and place-based learning with the Wade Institute for Science Education and their collaborating partners Manomet, Inc., the Lloyd Center for the Environment, and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy during a weeklong Summer Professional Development Institute. Investigate the phenomena of wildlife migration, explore technologies and tools used to track migrating species, work with real time and historical data, and learn how to get students involved in citizen monitoring programs!

Registration Information

Dates: July 17th – 21st, 2023 (8:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET)

Location: Manomet, Inc, Plymouth, MA

Cost: Free with a $450 stipend for eligible MA Educators through DESE’s OAPL funding; $450 per educator, discounted prices for teams of teachers from the same school or free for eligible MA educators

Credit: 3 graduate credits available for an additional fee

Registration opens soon! Save your spot at https://www.wadeinstitutema.org/oapl