Project INSPIRES is accepting applications

posted Jul 17, 2015, 12:40 PM by Linda Tugurian   [ updated Jul 22, 2015, 7:48 AM ]

The UNC Chapel Hill Institute for the Environment and Durham Public Schools  are excited to announce a new professional development opportunity for Durham Public Schools science teachers.  The program will focus on INVESTIGATING CURRENT AND EMERGING WATER ISSUES and will take place during the 2015-2016 academic year.  This program should be of particular interest to  8th grade and earth/environmental science teachers, but is open to all DPS secondary science teachers, veteran and novice alike. 

You can learn more at   You can find the online application here.  Applications are due August 21, 2015.

The UNC-CH Institute for the Environment is leading this initiative, with support from the Duke Energy Foundation.  Among the incentives for participation are: access to scientists studying important water issues, up to $400 in instructional materials to support STEM investigations,  classroom integration and best practices conversations with colleagues and the opportunity to participate in leadership activities, including conference presentations. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dana Haine, Program Director, at or 919-843-5735.

Linda Tugurian,
Jul 17, 2015, 12:40 PM