Professional Learning Communities

FOSS K-5 Science

This community is designed specifically to support K-5 FOSS teachers. We explore everything from sensemaking and NGSS to science notebooks and integration. This group also serves as a support system for you as you navigate elementary science with your students!

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Middle School Science

Are you looking to deepen your science content knowledge? Do you ever wonder how different students might be thinking about the same challenging concept? Come connect with other teachers and RiSE faculty to dig into middle school science topics!

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High School Earth and Space Science

During these four after school conversations we'll dive into teacher requested Earth and space science topics that we know our students struggle with. Build your own content knowledge, learn what the research says about these topics, and connect with other Earth and space science teachers!  

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Statewide Content Discussions

FREE one-hour discussions with other STEM teachers statewide discussing challenges and triumphs in the classroom. These meetings are content specific and geared towards middle and high school level.

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Every year, the Maine STEM Partnership holds an annual summit that convenes our larger community in order to celebrate the previous year and discuss current topics in STEM education. The link below will bring you to our Summit Archive. This page contains information from our past summit including programs and speakers. 

2021 Fall summitSummit archive