Science Kicks2 Coming This Summer  

March 25, 2013

Science KICKS2 (Keep Improving Content Knowledge and Skills 2) is a statewide project funded under Title II, Part B of the No Child Left Behind Act – Mathematics and Science Partnership Program. The goal of the project is to enhance the content knowledge and skills of Nebraska K-12 science teachers, thereby enhancing student achievement.

 This year, three institutes will be open to ESU 10 teachers:

  • K-5 Elementary InstituteESU 10 ; June 17-20 and June 24-27
  • 6-8 Middle School InstituteCedar Point Biological Station, Ogallala; June 18-21 and June 24-27
  • 6-12 Physics InstituteMillard West High School, Omaha; June 10-13 and June 17-20

Teacher benefits of participation include building science knowledge and the opportunity to think critically about your own instructional practice. Participants also receive a $140 per day stipend (before payroll deductions), lodging (for those traveling over 75 miles one way), attendance at the NATS Fall Conference, and membership in Science Matters State and National networks. There is also the option of earning 3 or 6 hours of college graduate credi