Teacher Advisor Benefits & Requirements
- A $600 honorarium ($300 upon completion of acceptance requirements and $300 upon completion of the advisory period in December 2017)
- Welcome packet
- Visibility, and local and national recognition as a key advisor to a national science education project and inclusion in project credits, where applicable.
- Special professional development opportunities with scientific and education experts throughout the program
- Opportunity to collaborate through a Personal Learning Network (PLN) to expand connections with co-advisor colleagues nationwide.
- Complete the Teacher Advisor application packet
- Implement with your students and provide feedback on WGBH-produced digital instructional resources on Earth science topics -- including weather and climate, land and water -- between April - November 2017
- Attend live or view the recording of the following one-hour virtual presentations:
- Teacher Advisor program kick off (spring)
- PBS LearningMedia™ site introduction - focus on STEM resources (spring)
- Instructional Module (a collection of digital resources) training to prepare for implementation with students and evaluation (late summer)
- At least two of the four professional development events planned as part of a Professional Development Institute - (spring - early fall 2017)
- Complete 2-3 surveys on your experience with the resources and the Teacher Advisor program
- Participate in the Private Facebook Group for WGBH Teacher Advisors
- Create one reflection piece on your experience as a WGBH Teacher Advisor
- For Massachusetts and Oregon Teacher Advisors - Host WGBH or OSU staff for in-class observations of the Instructional Modules between September - November 2017.