Professional Development for Educators

Quality assured classes through the Delaware Institute for Excellent in Early Childhood (DIEEC) and Delaware Teacher Center (DTC).

Classroom resources: Seasonal newsletters   Winter Family Newsletter (English)Winter Family Newsletter (Spanish) and Teacher Guide to the Winter Newsletter.

Seeing Science Everywhere

The Seeing Science Everywhere program teaches early childhood educators how to promote the process of scientific inquiry and implement the Seeing Science Everywhere lessons in their classrooms. This program focuses on common topics in Early Learning providing opportunities for hands-on exploration. Participants in program sessions receive complimentary samples of Seeing Science Everywhere Lessons and an introduction to the PNC Grow Up Great Lesson Center. The sessions can be taken individually for $20 each.

Healthy Together: Teaching Nutrition and Healthy Living to the Preschool Children

This two-hour course explores effective ways to teach healthy eating habits, exercise and body awareness.  Participants will receive complementary samples of lessons about Nutrition, The Five Senses and My Body sections of Seeing Science Everywhere.

Healthy Together

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Seeing Science Everywhere: How Things Grow

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

School Program – Earth Day

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Seeing Science Everywhere: How Things Grow

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Healthy Together

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Healthy Together

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seeing Science Everywhere: Seasons & Weather

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Healthy Together

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In-Service Opportunities

The Delaware Museum of Natural History offers in-service programs at your site, designed to meet your needs. We can create programs specific to your students and/or curricular needs or interests. We also offer an array of training sessions from Seeing Science Everywhere, a hands-on approach that promotes inquiry based learning techniques, and lessons that can be integrated into your daily routines.

Teacher In-services can be scheduled throughout the year by calling the Museum’s Education Division at 302-658-9111 or through the Delaware Teacher Center or the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood.

Scheduling a program?

Teachers who have scheduled a program at the Museum or are planning one can visit the Museum free of charge before their trip. Please call the Education Division to inform us of your visit.

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Contact School Programs Coordinator, Lois Lamond at or 302-658-9111, ext. 328 for more information.