NYC EDC Summer of Wind PD
June 8, 2023
Are you a 9th - 12th grade educator interested in teaching about all of the Offshore Wind projects coming to Staten Island? Join us for an exciting professional development day specifically for Staten Island educators.
One day of professional learning and you will gain:
Final application deadline is May 31st.
8:00am - 2:00pm
Location to be Announced
*There is limited space available and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, with priority given to early applicants
Staten Island teachers certified and teaching grades 9 - 12.
You must already be teaching about or committed to teaching in the upcoming school year about offshore wind.
Commit to acting as an offshore wind energy education leader on Staten Island.
During this professional learning, teachers will:
Receive a full day of professional learning
Build relationships with other educators
Become an education leader in offshore wind
Take home tons of physical materials/supplies to use
Be awarded a certificate of completion
Be entitled to CTLE credits
Learn about the careers for Staten Islanders
Leave with teaching resources to share
Hear from local companies and the potential for careers
*Will be modified based on attendee grade level and interests.
Offshore Wind Lesson Resources
Hands-on Activity Practice
Review of Teaching Resources
Hands-on Offshore Wind Activity Practice
Teaching pedagogy review
Hearing from local Offshore Wind companies
After attending the Institute, your teaching
will be improved because you will:
Be able to clearly explain the future of offshore wind on Staten Island to diverse audiences.
Have a full resource list of lessons and activities you are ready to implement that are connected to your grade and subject-specific learning standards.
Know about unique career opportunities from hearing professionals in the field speak and be able to share those with students in the local offshore wind industry.
Interested in taking your class on a cool trip?
Our partner Offshore Wind 4 Kids, is hosting beach demonstration days where students will get to build & install an offshore wind turbine in the ocean.
Learn more and sign up on their site:
WhyMaker is proud to have the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYC EDC) as the sponsor for this Offshore Wind professional development.
NYCEDC is putting on the Summer of Offshore Wind Program to increase awareness and understanding of the offshore wind industry and its workforce and supply chain opportunities amongst Staten Island residents.
Each and every time we work together, I am more and more impressed with their preparation, energy and organization.
NYS Public School
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