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K-12 Teacher Opportunities


The Museum of Science's Gateway Project will be hosting one of their Institutes at MCLA on July 15-17, 2014. One of the project's goals is to build a cohesive STEM program through out school districts. More information can be found in this flier or by contacting the Gateway Project directly at or their website


Past Events

STEM Teacher Externship: The Berkshire County Regional Employment Board is accepting applications for externships. Download their application here or visit their website at Contact: Heather Shogry-Williams, Youth Director, at 413-442-7177 x151 or

Vocational Schools Grant from the state. The deadline is April 10, 2013. The grant is to help schools to purchase equipment. The awards are up to $25,000 (without a match) or $100,000 with a 1:1 match. The guidelines and the application form will be on our teacher's webpage till the deadline has past.

Youth Environmental Summit: for students in grades 3-12 to gather for a day to share the findings of their science and environmental studies projects with other students through presentations and hands-on workshops. This event occurs  on 23 May 2013 from 8:45am-1:30pm at Berkshire Community College. For more information email or visit

Bridging Engineering, Science, & Technology (BEST) for Elementary Educators will be hosting a professional developments session at MCLA on April 25, 2013 from 9:45-3:00. A similar workshop was held last year and was a lot of fun and a great success. Click here for more information and how to register.

UMASS Nanotechnology 2013 Summer Institute for Middle & High School opportunities. Earn college credits or PDPs. Visit their website for more information.  

MCLA's Education Department just released the course offerings for Spring 2013

Berkshire Mathematics and Science Partnership: This program offers professional development and graduate level courses for Middle School Teachers.

The Regional Science Resource Center provides supplies and resources for STEM-related programs.

Upper Housatonic Valley Experience

NASA's STEM Program for Teachers


Return to the STEM Network Website