Opportunities for Professional Development

PALS often posts professional development opportunities for science teachers on our PALS Facebook Page . Check it OUT !


Sandy Lamb is the STEM Outreach Coordinator at the USAFA. She is working hard to bring STEM resources to local educators. Contact her by e-mail (sandra.lamb.ctr@usafa.edu) to get added to her distribution list to receive her newsletters.


Colorado Association of Science Teachers (CAST) – State Chapter of the National Science Teachers Association



eleSTEMary workshops are held on Thursday evenings, typically at the D20 Central Office at 1110 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920. Participants experience engineering and hands-on activities at every workshop! Walk away with supplies, lessons and activities for your classroom!  All eleSTEMary workshops are provided at no cost to attendees through a grant from USAFA and Challenger Learning Center.  Workshop check in begins at 4:15 with the presentation from 4:30-6:30pm.  Certificates towards professional development credit are given at the conclusion of each workshop (2 hours per workshop). Attending all workshops provides 16 hours or 1 credit of professional development.

Teacher Enhancement Program @ Colorado School of Mines – Find courses online at CSM Teacher Enhancement Program

Colorado Parks & Wildlife – Find out more about teacher training workshops on their workshop calendar

Classroom Equipment