Welcome to MITS

MITS is a non-profit Massachusetts based organization providing, high quality professional development for K-12 teachers and informal educators.  Through collaborations with over 100 museums, aquaria, nature centers, and other non-profit science education organizations,  MITS’ educator workshops and programs increase awareness of and improve the quality of teaching inquiry-based, minds-on, hands-on STEM education. By providing teachers with the knowledge, skills and resources to provide effective STEM instruction, MITS’ programs increase student interest and achievement in science, technology and engineering. More about us »




Lighting the Way with Wind and Solar: Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future
October 26th & 27th, 2018

April 2018 Energy WorkshopRegister now  for a two-day professional development workshop focused on alternate energy! Connect with scientists and educators from MITS and Mass Audubon, gain an understanding of the power of inquiry-based learning to inspire a passion for science in students, and come away energized!

Visit our Teacher Workshops page to learn more about this opportunity.


Science By Connections

SI13-Brochure-Gear-Logo-w-MITS-logo-REDUCEDThe hub for STEM resources including in-school programs, field trips and professional development opportunities. Visit www.sciencebyconnections.org

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Recent News

Assistant Education Director Position Available

Posted by on Aug 10, 2018 in Job Postings, News

August 10, 2018 MITS currently has an opening for an Assistant Education Director to join our staff. Interested applicants can visit our Position ... read more »

MITS Summer Institutes Create Learning Opportunities for Teachers

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in News

Friday, July 27, 2018 For Immediate Release MITS Summer Professional Development Institutes Create Learning Opportunities for Teachers In five ... read more »

MITS Educator Receives International Fellowship

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in News

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 For Immediate Release Museum Institute for Teaching Science Educator Receives International Fellowship San Rafael and ... read more »

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