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EGRET Fellows Dive into Coastal Science at Weekend Retreat

March 21, 2016

EGRET Fellows teachers gathered at the coast during the weekend of March 12-13, to learn about barrier islands and sound ecosystems in North Carolina, as the culminating event for a year-long professional development program.  Nine participants, all 5th grade teachers, … Continued

Inaugural EGRET Fellows Program Summer Institute

July 2, 2014

ERP staff held the inaugural EGRET Fellows Summer Institute from June 24th to 26th in which 25 fifth grade teachers participated in a three-day workshop at Goose Creek State Park in Washington, NC. During the workshop, teachers interacted with scientists, … Continued

ERP Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting

December 11, 2013

Dana Haine, ERP’s K-12 Science Education Manager, presented a session titled “Utilizing partnerships with scientists to enhance teacher capacity to address the Next Generation Science Standards” at the Fall 2013 AGU meeting in San Francisco.  This presentation featured ERP’s work … Continued

ERP Staff Present at NSTA and NABT Fall Conferences

November 25, 2013

ERP staff presented multiple sessions at the 2013 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional conference in Charlotte, NC and the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) conference in Atlanta, Georgia.  Approximately 150 teachers participated in the following interactive sessions: Epigenetics: … Continued

Science Teachers Participate in iPad Workshop

October 30, 2013

On October 22nd, twenty-one science teachers from across NC participated in a day-long workshop titled, Using the iPad in Science Instruction and Energy Education. During this workshop, participants received hands-on training from a trained Apple educator and learned how to … Continued

ERP Staff Present at 2013 WorldView Conference

August 14, 2010

Several ERP staff traveled to Enloe Magnet High School in Raleigh on August 13 to present sessions at the annual World View Partners’ Program: “Transforming Learning Environments through Global and STEM Education.” This one-day workshop for K-12 educators exploring global and … Continued