The Algae Summer Science Institute (ASSI) is a program of The Algae Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting the power of algae to transform human society and the environment upon which it depends. This 5 day hands-on professional development program allows K-12 educators to experience an algae-based STEM curriculum. The first half of the week focuses on algal education for teachers, the second half offers an intensive student learning opportunity.
The Algae Summer Science Institute offers participants:
● 5 days of K-12 STEM initiative training and teaching experience
● $300.00 stipend - Stipend has increased.
● 4.0 CEUs
● Certificate of ASSI program completion
● Materials for lessons in the classroom
● Catered lunch and snacks
FOLLOWING THIS TRAINING, PARTICIPANTS ARE EXPECTED TO EXECUTE THE ALGAE ACADEMY CURRICULUM IN THEIR SCHOOLS IN THE 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR.