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Seeking Innovative Virtual STEM Program Proposals!

 

Are you interested in teaching a STEM program at Homewood Science Center? 

We accept program proposals from experienced educators on a rolling basis. 

 

The mission of the Homewood Science Center is to inspire scientific wonder, learning, and pursuit in all those who participate in our educational programs. Please review our educational beliefs and commitments, then complete a STEM Program Proposal. We are excited to hear your ideas to bring quality STEM education to our community. 

Educational Beliefs 

  • All learners should have access to science and engineering practices and content.

  • Homewood Science Center can reach students and families with uniquely engaging educational opportunities that support scientific learning.

  • Homewood Science Center educational programming can build learners’ self-efficacy in their understanding of scientific concepts to support their further pursuit of science.

 

Educational Commitments

  • To provide scientific educational programming for the youngest learners, with 75% of our programming targeting children 2-12 years old and their families.  

  • To make science accessible to all learners by lowering barriers to educational programming.

  • To provide high-quality scientific education in programming, with a foundation in the content and pedagogical techniques of the Next Generation Science Standards.

  • To conduct ongoing evaluation of educational programming. 

 

Please submit your proposal online by clicking here.

Homewood Science Center will review your proposal and contact you if we would like to move forward with your program. Once your proposal is accepted, Homewood Science Center will conduct an interview and curriculum/activity review with you and require a background check. When those are successfully completed, we will sign an independent contractor agreement with you for your role as a Program Facilitator and provide a W9.

High School Internships Coming Soon
  • Will you attend high school in 2020/2021?  

  • Do you like science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM)?

  • Do you want to learn more about how nonprofits work?

  • Do you want to get involved in the community?

  • Do you want to gain new skills?  

  • Do you like helping people?

 

If you answered yes to all of these, then you should apply to become a

High School Intern!

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a passion for science, technology, engineering, or math that you want to share with Homewood Science Center?

Are you retired and looking to get involved in a wonderful community?

Do you want to expand your network and increase your work experience?

Register now to volunteer with Homewood Science Center. 

You don't need to be an expert, just an enthusiast! 

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