2019-20 Educator Workshops

Rockin’ NC Educator Workshop

Saturday, November 2, 2019

9 am-3 pm

Kaleideum North and Vulcan Quarry

This FREE professional development opportunity is a collaboration between Appalachian Geological and Environmental Services, Vulcan Materials Company, and Kaleideum, with the goal of supporting earth science education in North Carolina. The workshop is geared specifically toward 4th grade educators. All activities align with the 4th grade North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

Participants will:

  • Learn how to identify rocks and minerals of importance in the state, including ideas for lessons.
  • Receive a ready-to-go classroom kit for teaching about rocks and minerals of North Carolina.
  • Tour the Vulcan Quarry in Winston-Salem and learn about field trip oppo0rtunities for students.
  • Receive 0.6 CEU credits, lunch, and a $50 stipend.

Only 20 participant spots are available. If you have questions, please contact Sarah Evans at sevans@kaleideum.org.


Topic To Be Determined

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

4-5:30 pm

Kaleideum Downtown

All educators are invited to attend professional development workshops focusing on STEAM education. Attendees receive 0.2 CEU hours for participating. Light refreshments and door prizes (including a free field trip) are included. Workshops are free to attend, but do require pre-registration.

Contact Sarah Evans, Manager of Education Programs, at sevans@kaleideum.org.