Wednesday, May 16, 2018 For Immediate Release Museum Institute for Teaching Science Educator Receives International Fellowship San Rafael and Heredia, Costa Rica – Out of hundreds of applications and a rigorous application process, Brianna Wilkinson, Assistant Director of Education at the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS), was selected by Ecology Project International (EPI) to participate… read more »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 For Immediate Release MITS and Mass Audubon Empower Educators to Energize Their Curriculum Attleboro, MA – Massachusetts middle and high school educators gathered at Mass Audubon’s Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary on April 6th and 7th to explore sustainable energy solutions and charge up their curriculum. During an inquiry-based teacher professional development… read more »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 For Immediate Release Educators Use Models to Investigate Weather During MITS Professional Development Seminar Worcester, MA – Over 30 educators explored ways to engage students with weather data through forecasting techniques and media sources at the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) Professional Development Seminar on April 24, 2018. With presenters… read more »

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Educators Seeking Sustainability Resources Find Recipes for Success at MITS Professional Development Seminar Worcester, MA – At the March 28th MITS 2018 Professional Development Seminar, 50 educators satisfied their appetites for sustainability resources by engaging in hands-on activities led by presenters from Shelburne Farms, Vermont FEED and Massachusetts… read more »

  PRESS RELEASE: February 20, 2018 – Quincy, MA Community Consulting Teams of Boston Awards a Consulting Project Grant to Museum Institute for Teaching Science Community Consulting Teams of Boston (CCT) has selected Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) as one of its 11 pro bono management consulting projects for 2018.  CCT has awarded over… read more »

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 For Immediate Release MITS Presents at NSTA Conference: How to Develop Collaborations to Immerse Students and Teachers in Science Field Research Atlanta, GA – Thousands of educators convened for the March 15 – 18 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 2018 Atlanta National Conference. Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) staff attended… read more »

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 For Immediate Release Nan Waksman Schanbacher and Karen Worth Appointed MITS Board of Directors Co-chairs The Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS, Inc.) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Nan Waksman Schanbacher and Karen Worth as Board of Directors Co-chairs. Nan and Karen have been longtime champions of the… read more »

Thursday, March 1, 2018 For Immediate Release At MITS February Professional Development Seminar, Educators Get a Taste for Communicating Science Worcester, MA – Thirty educators got a taste of inquiry-based, hands-on learning at the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) February 14, 2018 Professional Development Seminar. Geared towards informal educators, the seminar showcased The Discovery… read more »

Thursday, February 1, 2018 For Immediate Release Educators Examine Extreme Events & Climate Change Concepts During MITS January 2018 Professional Development Seminar Worcester, MA — On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, over fifty Massachusetts educators met at Clark University for a Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) Professional Development Seminar on the topics of extreme weather… read more »

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 For Immediate Release MITS Fall 2017 Highlights With winter in full force, we look back at opportunities during Fall 2017. Following successful summer programs, the Museum institute for Teaching Science (MITS) staff regrouped with teachers for summer institute call-backs and developed their own skills by attending conferences. Here are some of… read more »