College of Education & Integrative Studies Hosts Science Workshops for K-12 Educators


About 500 teachers and student teachers are expected to attend Educator Enrichment Day sponsored by Boeing, Southern California Gas and College of Education & Integrative Studies. The one-day science workshop for California teachers will be held Saturday, March 19, at Cal Poly Pomona.

Held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Educator Enrichment Day starts at the Bronco Student Center with opening remarks from Rick Stephens, vice president of Boeing International.

Then, teachers can choose from 36 science workshops that include topics ranging from the “Basics of Rocket Propulsion” to “Spice up Your Math Class” and “A Web Page About My Class.” The classes are designed to be informative and help teachers get students interested in science and math.

The professional development opportunity is free of charge, with breakfast and lunch provided.  Each participant also receives a 4-inch-thick instructional manual packed with activities (plus a CD version), an event T-shirt, professional development certificate and the option of university credit.

Volunteer instructors from Boeing, nuVision Financial Federal Credit Union, Mindspeed Technologies and Cerritos College will conduct the workshops and seminars. Educator Enrichment Day began in1992 to give teachers new hands-on experiments for the classroom.

For more information, visit www.team-science.com/ca/eed/index.htm.