Teacher Professional Development
Free Online Academy to Teach Safety Protocols to New Science Teachers
- By Dian Schaffhauser
company that sells scientific equipment has launched a set of
training sessions specifically for new science teachers. The "New
Teacher Academy," produced by Flinn
Scientific, will introduce educators with three years
or fewer of teaching
experience to basics of science safety.
the course of three 90-minute webinars, attendees will learn about
handling protocols, chemical and specimen storage, student safety
guidance, first aid, personal protective equipment usage, regulatory
compliance and related topics.
experts will also be on hand to answer individual questions.
who participate will receive a kit with safety-related materials,
including a $25 coupon for Flinn gear, and a "professional
development new science teacher certification."
a safe and engaging learning environment for students is a top
priority for all science educators," said Michael Lavelle, CEO
of Flinn Scientific, in a press release. "With the New Teacher
Academy, educators new to the profession will receive the guidance,
resources, and supports needed to understand exactly what a safe
science environment entails and how it can be applied in their own
classrooms and labs this school year."
three-part series kicks off Sept. 15, 2021 and runs each Wednesday
until Sept. 29, 2021.
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.