Professional Learning Days are scheduled primarily on County Institute days. These mini-conferences feature sessions on mathematics, science, technology and pedagogy. Spotlighting the expertise of IMSA faculty and staff, the sessions give teachers an opportunity to experience content and engaging methods they can readily apply to motivate and challenge their students. Professional Learning Days focus on STEM content that is critical to students' lifelong learning and career success.
The Ideal Entrepreneurship Program for High Schoolers by Marisa Patel-O'Connor
FUNshops are fast-paced, hands-on and integrative! IMSA Staff and high school students serve as teachers and mentors to inspire younger students and ignite their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. FUNshops are offered for students in 6-8th grade, on Wednesday evenings, Saturday mornings or Sunday afternoons during the fall and spring.
IMSA celebrated the 30th anniversary by cutting the ribbons on IN2 Steve and Jamie Chen Center for Innovation & Inquiry and the newly completed science labs. The event, held on March 30, 2017, culminated over three years of researching best practice on innovation centers and raising over $2M to fund IMSA's new innovation center.
Calling middle school design divas: turn your brain power into girl power! Come create with your peers in a program designed just for girls.