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Name: Modeling Workshops: Chemistry, Mechanics (Central Jersey Modeling Institute)
School/Institution: Montgomery High School
Department/Unit: Science
City: Skillman
State: NJ
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Preservice
Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Peer leaders: Craig Buszka, Jason Sullivan (mechanics)
                    Ms. Donghong Sun, Lisa Chedid (chemistry)

For questions, email Jason Sullivan: JSullivan@mtsd.us

Montgomery High School is committed to a unified approach to science using Physics First (pcb sequence) and Modeling Instruction.

Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program or visit http://modeling.asu.edu/MW_nation.html to find updated information on this workshop and to view possible strategies on how to gain funding to attend.
Start Date: 07/06/2011
End Date: 07/21/2011
Duration: Starts on Tuesday, ends on Thursday. 13 days. Two follow-up evening meetings
Application Deadline: 06/30/2011
Opportunity Website: http://www.mtsd.k12.nj.us/645938927141035/FileLib/browse.asp?a=374&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&c=59302&645938927141035Nav=|&NodeID=1077&ResponseID=25831#
Application Link: http://www.mtsd.k12.nj.us/646020112135852263/forms/TakeSurvey.asp?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=55Hm86105m63G
Sponsor Link: http://www.mtsd.k12.nj.us/

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: $600
Benefits: Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Local housing is available.

Optional graduate credit at Rider University.

Out-of-state teachers can take advantage of the location: NYC and Philadelphia cities and airports are easily accessed by rail. Skillman is the next town to Princeton.

Applicants are asked to arrange for an administrator to complete an online registration of support. Administrators are invited to attend the Administrator's Modeling Orientation Day from 8:30A-1:00P on Monday, July 18th.
Other Prerequisites: Two semesters of college courses in the respective content.

If possible, you are asked to participate in two evening sessions during the school year to assist with  implementing the modeling method, and to provide the evaluation team with ongoing feedback on the effectiveness of the training. Sessions will be held at Montgomery HS with video conferencing options available for participants outside the Central Jersey area.  Times and dates will be arranged by the group during the institute.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Jason Sullivan, Science Supervisor
Montgomery Township School District
1014 Route 601
Skillman, NJ 08558
Phone: 609-466-7602 ext 6569