Free STEM training for teachers at KIPP DC

Charter school KIPP DC College Preparatory and nonprofit group Share Fair Nation are hosting a professional development session on STEM next month.

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Education nonprofit Share Fair Nation and KIPP DC College Preparatory, a charter school, are hosting a free STEM teacher training session next month, the two groups announced.

Attendees will have the chance to learn about a NASA curriculum available to schools, how 3-D drawing tools can help enhance engineering and technology courses, and web and iOS apps that are easy to use in the classroom.

"Partnering with KIPP DC to deliver powerful professional development at no cost helps to level the playing field for D.C. schools and ultimately the students they serve," said Cheryl Miller, chief operating officer for Share Fair Nation, in a press release.

"It is vital for our teachers to stay up-to-date on the best practices and innovative approaches to teaching science and technology, so all our students can succeed in school and beyond."

Teachers can select from a pool of six intensive sessions on topics like Virtual Reality and early education STEM taught by experts and college professors in the field.

The event will be held at KIPP DC College Preparatory in Washington on May 21 from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., according to Share Fair Nation's website. Registration is free for teachers.

For more information, visit Share Fair Nation.

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