MITS Summer Institute on Cape Cod

There is still room for grades 3-12 teachers in the MITS Summer Institute on Cape Cod. Check out the web site for the particulars. Theme is “Interactions in the Sciences:Observe, Investigate, Explain.” Taught by educators from Cape Cod Maritime Museum, National Marine Life Center, OceanQuest, and South Shore Nature Center. Sign up quickly. The Institute runs from July 6 through July16th with a call back day in the fall and spring..

World Ocean Radio

World Ocean radio is a weekly series of five minute audio essays on a wide range of ocean issues. Available for RSS feed, podcast, and syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.

Assistant Program Director, Massachusetts

The Museum Institute for Teaching Science <http://www.mits.org/&gt; has an opening for an assistant program director. Responsibilities include:

Assist with developing, implementing, and managing:
o Summer Institutes for K-12 educators at MITS’ regional centers
o Professional Development Seminar Series for MITS partner organizations
• Assist with organizing and presenting professional development workshops, conference presentations and other opportunities for teachers
• Work with MITS Lead Educators to coordinate logistics, registration, marketing and record keeping for Summer Institutes
• Assist with development of internet resources for museum educators and K-8 teachers including on-line newsletter, chat rooms or blogs, or other venues as appropriate
• Coordinate the writing of MITS’ publications; serve as the staff contact with writers/editors
• Assist with marketing and promotion of MITS programs and resources

for more information contact Sandra Ryack-Bell
Phone: 617-328-1515
E-Mail: mits@mits.org