Excellence In Elementary School Science (EESS K-4) [COMPLETED]

Excellence in Elementary School Science (EESS)

Math and Science Partnership grant project

A Special Professional Development for K-4 Teachers – maximum of 30 teachers

The main goal of the project is to enhance teacher content knowledge and teaching skills that prepare students for success in the new science standards. The program proposes to offer teacher professional development science initiatives that will enhance learning progressions and support the coordination of the AR science standards, curriculum, instructional practices and multiple forms of assessment. The science initiatives will align with the comprehensive implementation plan developed by the state implementation team.

More information about the project and list of partners

 Location: University of Central Arkansas, Main Hall 214

Tentative Dates: Saturday meetings: January 21; Feb 4; March 11; May 6

Tentative Summer Institute: June 12-16; July 10-13

Teachers will receive:

  • 60 hrs of PD including 6 hrs of technology credit
  • Up to $1,800 ($150/day) stipend and $350 worth books and materials
  • Classroom support from UCA faculty

 Commitment from the teacher:

  • Attend 4 Saturdays of training during academic year
  • 9 days summer institute
  • Complete the required assignments
  • $100 registration fee
  • Pre/post assessment
  • Student data

Register on-line for the program: