Chicago GEAR UP STEM Programs
The (STEAM)² Conference is an overnight professional development experience open to all educators and STEAM enthusiasts. The (STEAM)² Conference is designed to spark imagination and inspire curiosity among educators of all backgrounds in order to reinvigorate their practice and better serve their students.
See how STEM activities from the conference were applied in the Summer STEM 2018 Program.
Chicago GEAR UP teachers, do you want to incorporate a novel science-teaching tool to your curriculum, but lack the materials to do so?
Then apply for a Units for Materials (UfM) Mini-Grant! Center for College Access and Success (CCAS) awards materials to Chicago GEAR UP teachers as a means to motivate students to develop a love of science. We are looking for instruction that is rigorous, relevant to students, rooted in trusting relationships, and promotes reflection for teachers and students.