Monday, June 02, 2014

Openings still available in Michigan Tech Summer Institutes for Teachers; deadline to register is TODAY, June 2

HOUGHTON -- TODAY, Monday, June 2, is the deadline for registration and payment for Michigan Tech's 2014 Summer Institutes and Courses for Teachers. Institute openings are still available.

During the 2013 Global Change Teacher Institute at Michigan Tech, Evan Kane, Michigan Tech assistant professor in forestry (center), talks about part of his research experiment on peatlands and the effects of climate change on their ability to hold carbon. Click here to read our story on this institute. (Keweenaw Now file photo)

UPDATE: "While today is the registration deadline, late registrants will be accepted, space permitting," says Joan Chadde, K-12 Education and Outreach Program Coordinator.

The following institutes are scheduled. Click on links for information brochures, which contain further links for online registration:

June 23-27, 2014 Forest Ecology Teacher Institute on Belle Isle in Detroit, MI.

July 7-11, 2014 Global Change Teacher Institute at Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

July 14-18, 2014  Great Lakes Watershed Investigations Teacher Institute at Michigan Tech University

July 21-25, 2014  Geology and Mineral Resources of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Click here for a description of all four teacher institutes, which include Michigan Tech graduate credits.

For more information contact Joan Chadde, K-12 Education and Outreach Program Coordinator at or call (906) 487-3341.

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