Engineering in Out-of-School Time Educator Workshop FAQ

Who should attend the workshop?

Educators who plan to facilitate Engineering Adventures or Engineering Everywhere units, or administrators who want to learn more about adding Engineering Adventures or Engineering Everywhere to their afterschool or camp program.

Where do you hold workshops?

We occasionally host workshops on site at the Engineering is Elementary facility at the Museum of Science, Boston.

What does it cost to attend a workshop?

Your $25 fee for this half-day workshop includes breakfast, parking, and a poster showing the Engineering Design Process.

Can you send a facilitator to my site to conduct a workshop for my staff?

Yes, we can offer workshops at your location. For programs within 50 miles of the Museum of Science, Boston, we offer two workshop options. The 3-hour Engineering in Out-of-School Time Educator Workshop (for up to 24 participants) is $500 plus travel. We also offer a 6-hour workshop that incorporates the pedagogical teachings of our 3-hour workshop as well as an in-depth exploration of one of our units. This 6-hour workshop is $1,000 plus travel. For sites farther than 50 miles from the Museum of Science, Boston, we offer the 6-hour workshop described above for $1,300 plus travel. All workshop materials are included in the price.

Can I run my own workshop at my site?

YES! Our Engineering in Out-of-School Time Professional Development Guide gives you all the information you need to facilitate our 3-hour workshop. The FREE downloadable guide includes all workshop handouts and a complete list of materials you’ll need for the workshop. A workshop slideshow presentation is also available.

What is the difference between the workshops you facilitate and the workshops I can lead myself?

Both workshops include the same activities and information.

How long is the workshop?

The Engineering in Out-of-School Time Educator Workshop is 3 hours long. We also offer an extended 6-hour workshop that incorporates the pedagogical teachings of our 3-hour workshop, as well as an in-depth exploration of one of our Engineering Adventures or Engineering Everywhere units.

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