Professional  Development  Opportunities

Continuing Education

Colorado State University is offering a great master's program in natural science education.  "CSU's online master's in science education helps you improve your knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science.  You will develop creative teaching strategies to be a more effective science education."

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REGION 1 - Science Events (Lectures, etc.)

Colorado CafĂ© Scientifique in Denver - Provides monthly lectures on science topics held either at Blake Street Station or Brooklyn’s, open to the public, no charge other than refreshments you may choose to purchase

Colorado Scientific Society - Meets on the 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood CO, except when noted.

CU Geological Science Colloquium - Meets in the Benson Earth Sciences Auditorium (180) every Wednesday at 4:00 pm

CSU Dept. of Geoscience Seminars - Unless otherwise noted, all seminars start at 12:30 in Natural Resources Rm 320

REGION 2 - Science Events (Lectures, etc.)

Peak Area Leadership in Science PALS facilitates Hub meetings, free professional development throughout the school year for Pikes Peak area secondary science teachers

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math...It's eleSTEMary - eleSTEMary promotes greater STEM education awareness among elementary educators as they work to incorporate 21st Century Skills into their teaching 

Organizations for PD opportunities and learning throughout the year!

Colorado Science Education Network - The CSEN (Colorado Science Education Network) is a "free organization that meets to network with leaders in science education across the state of Colorado, provide professional development for science leaders, and address current issues facing science education and educators". 

Colorado Association of Science Teachers

American Association of Physics Teachers

Colorado Biology Teachers Association

Colorado Chemistry Teachers Association

Colorado Earth Space Network

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

National Science Teaching Association (NSTA)

Workshops from SERC-hosted Projects (Science Education Resource Center)

Other Professional Development Resources can also be found at the link below.  You must be logged in to your membership account, however.

Member Only Resources


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