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  • We provide customized training and conferences at HCDE or at your location for teachers, administrators and support staff through the Teaching and Learning Center.
    Our content area specialists for science are experienced educators who give teachers the training and professional development needed to support academic achievement.​

    Current or previously offered professional development courses include:

    GEMS (Great Explorations in Math and Science)
    STAAR Academy for Science: Essential Tools for RTI (grades 5, 8, and EOC)
    Online courses: Teaching Chemistry with Children’s Literature and Teaching Physics with Children’s Literature
    STEM workshops with IEEE (Houston Science Educators’ Leadership Association; Differentiation Strategies for Science; Argumentation Strategies in Science)
    Inquiry-based Instruction for all grade levels
    Workstation Make-and-Take for grades K-3 Science
    Student Misconceptions in Science
    Customized Science Educator Professional Development
    Check out our additional resources including Vertical Alignment K-5 Science, Vertical Alignment 6-12 Science, Vertical Alignment K-5 Literacy Color, and the Cognitive Rigor Matrix for Science.

    Not seeing what you're looking for? Contact us and we can build custom courses to meet your needs!

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