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Professional Development

The Montshire offers teacher workshops and curriculum coaching that provide the knowledge, skills, and curriculum resources to support K-8 science learning.

We work with you to strengthen the ecosystem of science learning through support and collaboration. Through our programs, specifically designed to meet the needs of students and educators, the Montshire aims to engage young minds and enhance the education experience.

Teacher Leader Certificate Program

The Montshire Teacher Leader Certificate Program is designed to create and support a network of classroom teachers who have the tools, knowledge, and passion to become leaders for STEM education in their schools. Learn more about the STEM Teacher Leader Certificate Program.

Curriculum Coaching

Support teachers’ planning and instructional practice in inquiry-based science through hands-on professional development workshops led by a Montshire Science Educator. Aligned to grade-level engagement in the Next Generation Science Standards, these workshops are intended to seed knowledge-development, comfort and confidence around specific science topics, as well as promote collaborative exploration and idea generation for a variety of inquiry-based implementation methods. For more information, contact us at

School-Wide Professional Development Workshops

Engage your entire school staff in a hands-on professional development workshop led by a Montshire Science Educator. Designed to grow comfort, confidence and community in and through inquiry-based science learning and instruction, these workshops include hands-on activities, curricular connections across disciplines, and support engagement in the Next Generation Science Standards. Workshops may range between 45 minutes to two hours, and may be scheduled as a single program or as a multi-day series. For more information, contact us at

STEM Alliance School Partnership Program

The Montshire partners with local schools to build capacity school-wide for high quality inquiry based science instruction through professional development, curriculum coaching and a multi-year approach. Learn more about the STEM Alliance.