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 200 consulting grants to Boston-area nonprofits since its inception in 1990, providing an estimated $17 million in value.  Museum Institute for Teaching Science was chosen among Boston-area nonprofits based on its demonstrated need, organizational stability, and readiness to plan and implement change.  The CCT project will focus on MITS’ marketing strategy.

Through MITS Teacher Workshops, educators receive hands-on experience utilizing inquiry-based science activities. These teachers are designing a solar-powered fountain during a sustainable energy workshop.

About Community Consulting Teams of Boston

Community Consulting Teams of Boston (CCT) amplifies the impact of Boston-area nonprofits through pro bono management consulting projects performed by teams of experienced MBAs from top-tier business schools.  Since 1990, CCT has helped over 170 Boston-area nonprofits, with more than 700  MBA alumni volunteering to address their most pressing business challenges.  Learn more about CCT at www.cctboston.org.

Through MITS Summer Professional Development Institutes, educators gain a better understanding of ways to develop and implement inquiry-based science curriculum for their classrooms.

About Museum Institute for Teaching Science

MITS is a nonprofit 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.

For Customized School Services programs, MITS education specialists design inquiry-based teacher professional development sessions for schools and school districts.

Learn more about Museum Institute for Teaching Science at http://mits.org/.

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The Museum Institute for Teaching Science specializes in providing hands-on, minds-on, inquiry-based STEM professional development for formal and informal educators.  For more information, visit www.mits.org or call 617-328-1515.