Secondary school math, physics and physical science teachers

are invited to apply for atwo-week summer institute

 July 8 – 19, 2013 at Bryn Mawr College

Math, Computing and Sustainability:

Helping to Make a Green Ribbon School

The institute is sponsored by Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges with financial support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. As part of the Institute, there will be a one-day workshop for school administrators, facilities professionals and teachers on: Green Ribbon Schools Workshop: Linking Facilities, Operations and Curriculum  Program Outline: Participants in the program will learn new content related to math, computing and sustainability and will then develop and implement plans for putting their new learning into practice in their classroom over the coming year. Participants will also develop plans to engage students in hands-on projects to green their school and community. Program Benefits: Participants who successfully complete the summer institute will receive 60 hours of Act 48 credit and a $500 stipend. Eligibility: Secondary (high school and middle school) math, physics and physical science teachers are eligible. Preference will be given to teams of teachers from the same school. A successful team will also include a facilities professional from the school/district who agrees to attend the one-day workshop on greening operations that will be held in conjunction with the Institute. Institute enrollment will be limited to twenty participants Application Procedure: Information about applying including the on-line application form will be available starting on Monday March 18 at the institute website: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/sustainability/institute Application deadline will be Wednesday May 15th. The institute will be directed by: Victor Donnay, Professor of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College and John Dougherty, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Haverford College Contact: Kate Heston, Haverford College (kheston@haverford.edu)