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Name: Modeling Workshops: Chemistry, Mechanics, Advanced Physics & Chem
School/Institution: The Ohio State University
City: Columbus
State: OH
Opportunity Type: Modeling Workshop
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Peer leaders:
Mary Whalen, Doug Forrest, Kathy Harper (mechanics)
Liz Emmer, Dave Parry, Ted Clark (chemistry)
Nate Ash, Mary Kate Hafemann, Heidi Kresge (advanced: curriculum development in 2nd semester physics & chemistry content)

Location: Metro School, adjacent to OSU.

Funded for Ohio teachers. Out-of-state teachers can participate at their own expense if space is still available in early June.

Click here to learn more about the Modeling Instruction Program. Visit to find updated information on this workshop and to view possible strategies on how to gain funding to attend.
Start Date: 06/13/2011
End Date: 06/30/2011
Duration: 3 weeks (MTWThF); also 3 academic year follow-up workshops
Application Deadline: 03/18/2011
Tentative deadline
Application Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: free
Benefits: Stipend
Professional Development/CEU
College Transcript Credit
Benefit Explanation: Funded through the Improving Teacher Quality Program of the Ohio Board of Regents (ESEA Title IIA).

Six quarter graduate credits at OSU, free lunch, free instructional materials.

Some housing funds available.
Other Prerequisites: Two semesters of college courses in the respective content.

A mechanics or chemistry Modeling Workshop is prerequisite to the advanced (curriculum development in 2nd semester content) workshop.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

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