GEMS® Program Professional Development:
|In-depth knowledge of the GEMS philosophy and approach
|Familiarity with how GEMS curriculum addresses national, state, and local frameworks, benchmarks, and standards
|Knowledge of how GEMS Program can be used to construct a larger curriculum
|Effective strategies to introduce teachers to GEMS curricula and support their use of GEMS materials
|Firsthand experience with many GEMS units
|A GEMS Associate certificate
|The potential opportunity to establish a GEMS Network Site in your locale
|Partnership opportunities on new initiatives and collaborations
|2 GEMS Handbooks plus a coupon for 10 GEMS Teacher's Guides of your choice
Title 1, Title II (NCLB), and Educationally Disadvantaged Youth (EDY) funds may be used.
Graduate course credit can be arranged.
Participants are responsible for lodging and travel.
Sessions are held at LHS, University of California, Berkeley.
Each session will remain open until filled.
Applications received early will be given priority. As the session date approaches, please call to see if there is space available.
Cancellations: We are unable to refund your fees if you cancel less than two weeks in advance.
For more information, contact GEMS Workshop Administrator Terry Cort at (510) 643-0672 or reach her by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Custom Professional Development can also be arranged for your school on most of the GEMS Teacher's Guides; call for details.