Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professional Development for Teachers

Wright State University’s Departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Teacher Education, in collaboration with the Ohio Aggregate and Industrial Mineral Association and the Ohio Board of Regents, offer the nationally recognized, award winning professional development program:

Science Teaching for Ohio’s New Economy (STONE)

What You’ll Learn

  • How to infuse Earth science content into inquiry science lessons and other curriculum areas
  • What career opportunities are available for your students in the fastest growing STEM field, Earth Science
  • How to connect with professional Earth science practitioners for classroom resources, career days and field experiences for you and your students


All teachers of grades 4–12 in all curriculum areas and intervention specialists


Summer workshop July 14–18 and July 21–25 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will receive free lodging if you live more than 60 miles from Wright State University. Develop, assess and report on an inquiry based activity you develop for your classroom during the academic year.

For more information contact:

William Slattery, Ph.D.
(937) 775-2201