The Franklin Institute’s Master Educator Program develops skilled preK-12 teachers, administrators, and informal educators through in-depth professional development about the science of learning. Through this year-long program, participants work collaboratively to implement impactful, research-based practices that maximize students’ learning.
"This experience has been career-changing. I can't say enough great things about it."
- Peter Leaming, 7th Grade Teacher, Klinger Middle School
We are no longer accepting applications for our 2018/2019 cohort. The application for our 2019/2020 cohort will be posted in spring 2019. Please contact Emily Early at email@example.com for more information.
- Four full-day professional development sessions at The Franklin Institute
- Two evening Science After Hours events
- 1-year membership to The Franklin Institute
- 1 field trip for a class of up to 35 students plus chaperones
- 20 ACT 48 credits
- Micro-certificate upon completion
- Advance knowledge of current research in neuroscience, cognitive science, and education
- Enrich and refine skills in developing curriculum and training others
- Build a community of practice with educators from other districts in the region
- Become a leader in your school & district for research-based teaching practices
- Private access to a collaborative web portal, complete education resources
Dates are subject to change based on availability
July 24, 2018 Session 1: The Science of Learning October 23, 2018 Session 2: Mindset and Motivation January 24, 2019 Session 3: Focus and Creativity March 7, 2019 Session 4: Utilizing The Franklin Institute February-May, 2019 Student Field Trips & Project Implementation May 23, 2019 Graduation and Project Showcase
$1500 per participant
Includes: PD sessions, food, parking, membership, and student field trip (if applicable). Transportation and food for the field trip are NOT included.
Administrators are invited to submit one application on behalf of teams of teachers and administrators from a school, district, or other educational institution. Competitive applications will include at least one teacher and one administrator. Applications are now closed for the 2018/2019 cohort. The application for our 2019/2020 cohort will be posted in spring 2019. Please contact Emily Early at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Limited scholarships are available for public, charter, and parochial schools in Philadelphia or Camden. Complete the final page of the application to be considered for a scholarship.
Emily Early, Museum Programs and Outreach Initiatives Assistant