January 23-24, 2018
Lab day: January 25, 2018
Adams 12 Conference Center
1500 East 128th Avenue
Thornton, Colorado 8024
Elementary and Middle School Educators
Instructional Coaches, Adminstrators
Math/Science Specialists, Informal Educators
District Level STEM Leaders
Early Bird Rate: $415
Optional Lab Day: $195
Earn Continuing Education Credit
Colorado Department of Education
for completing the institute
Investigating the nature of their own STEM identities and explore how their lives and careers have been impacted by their relationship with math and science
Analyzing the ways in which learners STEM identities inform their achievement and life-long learning
Exploring how our own and our students STEM identities can be intentionally elevated in service of student achievement in math and science
Designing learning environments and experiences that align with the CCSS and NGSS, and cultivate strong student STEM identities
An optional one day PEBC Lab Classroom visit is available for this institute.
Education Sr. Director of Content
Wendy Ward Hoffer is the author of Cultivating STEM Identities, Developing Literate Mathematicians: A Guide for Integrating Language and Literacy Instruction into Secondary Mathematics, Minds on Mathematics: Using Math Workshop to Develop Understanding in Grades 4-8 and Science as Thinking: The Constants and Variable of Inquiry Work. Wendy works with teachers, schools and districts locally and nationally to promote deep thinking in math and science.
She is the creator and facilitator of several PEBC professional development institutes including: Minds on Math Institute, Science Institute, STEM Identity Institute and Foundations of Numeracy. Wendy received an MA in Science Education from Stanford University and earned National Board Certification while teaching middle school math and science.
To be determined
Registration fees for professional development events cancelled or rescheduled by PEBC, for reasons other than weather or acts of God, are fully refundable. Seat(s) cancelled by registrant with less than 60 days notice from the start date of the professional development event are not refundable. Registrant is responsible for 50% of the registration fee for any seat(s) cancelled with more than 60 days notice from the start date of the professional development event. Unused seat(s) (no-shows) will be considered a cancellation by the registrant and are non-refundable. Registrant is responsible for all costs incurred due to cancellation, regardless of cancellation reason.
PEBC has revised our most popular institutes so you can experience the same quality professional development at your own school.