Engineering is Elementary

Teachers Invited!

Educators are invited to participate in Engineering is Elementary Professional Development! 

Encourage critical thinking and problem solving to inspire young learners to think like engineers. Engineering is Elementary, presents real world challenges that encourage students to explore multiple ways to solve a problem. Following the Engineering Design Process and using scientific inquiry, students make connections to the real world. Standards-aligned engineering units guide students to activate and share prior knowledge as they build communication, perseverance, collaboration, and presentation skills— those skills necessary to be successful in today’s world. In addition to STEM, students develop literacy skills and social studies content.

July 15-18, 2024  
GVSU Allendale campus

Open to current classroom teachers, pre-service teachers, and informal educators. The program is designed for grades 1-5, but educators of all grades are welcome.

Option A: 
8:00-11:30am each day
Earn 12 SCECHs (pending)
Receive an EiE kit (valued up to $400)

Option B: 
8:00am-4:00pm each day.  You will be learning the program in the morning and assisting in leading the activities in the afternoon with students grade 1-5.
Lunch provided
Earn 24 SCECHs (pending)
Receive an EiE kit (valued up to $400)
$200 stipend

Girl doing engineering

Program is limited to 16 teachers. You must attend all four days in order to receive benefits. Registration deadline is May 30.

Register here today!

Questions?  Contact the RMSC at [email protected], 616-331-2267 or Kathy Agee at [email protected]


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