San Antonio Teacher Training Astronomy Academy

June 7–18, 2021

Online Workshop

This online Teacher Professional Development program offers opportunities to deeply engage with modern astronomy, a science that captures the imagination and serves as a gateway to STEM learning. We intertwine content and pedagogy across a rangeof topics, including our solar system, stars, galaxies, dark matter, exoplanets, and the future of astronomy. The academy includes virtual field trips.

Teachers receive continuing professional education credits.

The following TEKS are addressed:

Elementary Schools

  • 112.11-16; Science

Middle Schools

  • 112.17-20; Science

High Schools

  • 112.33; Astronomy
  • 112.36; Earth and Space
  • 112.39; Physics