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Name: 3 Modeling Workshops: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Curriculum Development in Physics & Chem
School/Institution: The Ohio State University
City: Columbus
State: OH
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: These workshops are funded by the Ohio Board of Regents' Improving Teacher Quality Program.

Location: New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Rd, New Albany, OH 43054 (near Columbus)

Out-of-state teachers can participate if space is still available in early June. Contact Kathy Harper as soon as you can, and ask her how to get on her waiting list.

For information, please email Kathy Harper at harper.217@osu.edu or visit the AMTA website workshops page (below) and click on Ohio.

Peer leaders in 2014:
Physics:  Brian Carpenter, Charles Deremer, Kathy Harper
Chemistry:  Liz Emmer, Tom Wisard, Ted Clark
Advanced/ Curriculum Development:  Heidi Kresge, Rick Jacox, Kathy Harper, Ted Clark

Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program and the American Modeling Teachers Association (AMTA) or visit http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/ to find information on Modeling Workshops nationwide and strategies to seek funding (if needed) to participate.
Start Date: 06/09/2014
End Date: 06/26/2014
Duration: 3 weeks (MTWThF); also 3 academic year follow-up workshops
Application Deadline: 05/19/2014
Deadline was 3/17, but later applications will still be accepted while space remains in the workshops.
Opportunity Website: http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/
Application Link: http://modelinginstruction.org/teachers/workshops/
Sponsor Link: http://modelinginstruction.org

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: free
Benefits: Housing
Meals
Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
curricular and classroom equipment
Benefit Explanation: As of Jan. 27, 2014, these workshops received state funding for Ohio teachers, by the Improving Teacher Quality Program of the Ohio Board of Regents (ESEA Title IIA).

Four graduate credits at OSU, lunch on-site, free instructional materials.

Some housing funds are available.
Other Prerequisites: A mechanics or chemistry Modeling Workshop is prerequisite to the advanced (curriculum development) workshop.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Kathy Harper, Ph.D.
OSU Engineering Education Innovation Center
244 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 688-7538
Fax: (614) 247-6255