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Vernier Launches Its 2017 Summer Institutes for Science and STEM Educators

Being held nationwide, full-day institutes provide educators with hands-on training using data-collection technology. 
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BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 1, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology will host 13 full-day, hands-on training institutes this summer to help science and STEM educators learn how to integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. Led by knowledgeable training specialists, the institutes will provide attendees with the opportunity to use Vernier data-collection technology to explore classroom-ready experiments and activities.

“The Summer Institutes provide a great opportunity for teachers to learn new data-collection skills and techniques as they continue their professional learning,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. “Teachers can incorporate what they learn into their science curriculum to provide students with engaging, hands-on learning experiences using data-collection technology.”

The six-hour institutes support educators from a wide variety of grade levels and STEM disciplines, including physics, chemistry, biology, environmental/Earth science, and more. The $99 registration fee includes training, lunch, access to the Workshop Training Manual download, and your choice of one Vernier digital lab book.

Science educators can select dates from the summer schedule. 

June 2017 Summer Institute Dates and Locations

June 19: Denver (Westminster), CO

June 21: San Jose, CA

June 22: Salt Lake City, UT

July 2017 Summer Institute Dates and Locations

July 11: Raleigh, NC

July 13: Fairfax Co. (Herndon), VA

July 17: St. Louis, MO

July 19: Chicago, IL

July 21: Columbus, OH

July 24: Philadelphia, PA

July 26: New York, NY

July 28: Boston (Woburn), MA

August 2017 Summer Institute Dates and Locations

August 2: Beaverton, OR

August 4: Seattle, WA

Vernier will also be hosting one- and two-day Subject-Specific Institutes at its headquarters in Beaverton, OR. These institutes will provide educators with in-depth experience in using data-collection technology in a specific STEM subject. The one-day institutes cost $99 and the two day-institutes cost $199. Both include training, lunch, and one Vernier digital lab book or piece of equipment.

Interested educators can select dates from the schedule below. 

2017 One-Day Summer Subject-Specific Institutes

June 28: Environmental Science

July 12: Engineering for Science Classrooms

July 13: Vernier Sensors with Arduino™

July 14: Renewable Energy

2017 Two-Day Summer Subject-Specific Institutes

June 26-27: Biology

June 29-30: Chemistry

July 10-11: Physics

To learn more and register for a Vernier Summer Institute, visit http://www.vernier.com/training/summer-institutes/. To learn more and register for a Subject-Specific Institute, visit http://www.vernier.com/training/.

About Vernier Software & Technology

Vernier Software & Technology has led the innovation of scientific data-collection technology for 36 years. Vernier was founded by a former physics teacher and employs educators at all levels of the organization. The company is committed to teachers and to developing creative ways to teach and learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and graphing/analysis software. With worldwide distribution to over 140 countries, Vernier data loggers are used by educators and students from elementary school to university. Vernier technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, build students' critical thinking skills, and support the science and engineering practices detailed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Vernier business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit http://www.vernier.com.

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