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Power of Water Summer Institute at UA Little Rock STEM
June 25 - June 28
Elementary / Middle School Teachers will spend 4 days in the summer (June 25-28, 2019)
There is also an opportunity for teachers to bring their students on a CAW field trip in the 2019-20 school year.
Teachers will spend two and half days at Central Arkansas Water facilities, including the Lake Maumelle watershed and the CAW Water Treatment Plant. The remainder of the week will be spent at UA Little Rock and will include field work in Coleman Creek, integration of Web 2.0 tools, modeling activities, and lesson plan development. Class times are roughly 8:30-3:30 daily for the week.
In Fall 2019, teachers will have the opportunity to participate in two follow-up sessions to further collaborate on project-based learning and 3-dimensional learning aligned to the Arkansas Science Standards. Teachers also will be supported to present at local and state-wide education conferences. In addition, teachers will receive long-term classroom support from the UA Little Rock STEM Education science and math specialists.
Teachers will earn up to $500 for the week (based on attendance/hours completed) plus up to $100 for the follow-up sessions. In addition, teachers will receive $150 allowance for instructional materials and equipment. In total ~ teachers will receive $750 in stipend and materials.
Teachers will earn up to 30 ADE-approved professional development hours and up to 6 hours for the follow-up sessions. Registration is limited to 15 teachers for each session.
There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee to hold your spot for this exciting opportunity.
Please direct all questions to Kent Layton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to register: 2019 Power of Water Registration
The goals of the Power of Water are to increase teachers’ ability to plan effective instruction for students to learn (1) the relationship between water as a resource and human activity, (2) the impact of watershed management (protection) on water quality, (3) the engineering of systems to meet human needs for water, and (4) the importance of the water treatment process.