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A Science Institute for K-5 elementary teachers

This four day institute will focus on cross-discipline connections and environmental literacy, letting you "make time for science" while still attending to other subjects, while working with other teachers in your grade level band.

  • on-campus field trips to model accessible outdoor learning

  • exemplar lessons to explore your grade-level standards

  • hands-on, grade specific, science workshops

  • collaboration and community for bolstering your science teaching


$650 per teacher OR

$600 per teacher if group of 2+ from the same site

Scholarship Information


Forms of Payment

If paying by Purchase Order, a hard copy is not required to register. You must have approval from your district, your principal, or school secretary for the funds AND the contact information for that person must be provided during the registration process. If you are purchaser with the district and need our vendor information, please contact Nick Niebank

If paying by credit card, please register online and call the SASP office at (916) 278-5487 with your credit card information.

Payments should be made out to the MASE Center and mailed to:

MASE Center

6000 J Street, Sequoia Hall #202

Sacramento, CA 95819-6125

$650 per teacher OR

$600 per teacher if group of 2+ from the same site

If you are from a rural or small site that cannot send 2+ teachers please email us.


A scholarship is available for teachers who would experience a hardship having to pay the full registration fee. The scholarship will cover 50% of the registration fees ($325).


Please apply for the scholarship AND register for the institute at the same time. During registration select Scholarship as your form of payment. Your registration will be tentatively accepted and we will inform you by May 26th if you are a recipient of the scholarship. 


You will need to confirm your acceptance of the scholarship and pay the remaining registration fee of $325 by June 30th.

Important Dates

  • Apply AND Register now

  • Confirmation by May 26

  • Accept & Pay by June 30


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