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 »

Building a Foundation for Implementing the 2016 MA STE Standards

Join us for a one-day workshop offered by MITS and MSELA to examine aspects of the Frameworks that are essential to a smooth and effective transition to the new STE standards! Course date: November 10. Visit our Workshops page for more information and to register.

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

Program Registrations

Register for a MITS course, workshop or seminar. For more information contact us at mits@mits.org.

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Help Teachers Inspire The Next Generation


As a nonprofit, we count on donations from people like you to support our work.

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