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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)

May 15 update:  Out-of-state teachers can participate, and receive benefits! Contact Kathy Harper as soon as you can, and ask her how.

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