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 »


Citizen Science for Classroom Teachers

Take part in a hybrid course offered by MITS and Brandeis University that will connect your students’ data to the real world while aligning your curriculum with the MA STE Curriculum Framework! Course dates: September 26th – October 28th. Visit our Workshops page for more information and to register.

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.

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

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