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Institute for Real-World Education and Curriculum Advancement

July 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

IRWECA is a partnership between the Office of Research and Innovation at SCSU and the Connecticut State Department of Education.

The goals are:

  1. Increase educator awareness of academic and career opportunities in STEM and Manufacturing AND
  2. Support educators’ development and implementation of new teaching and learning aligned with the needs of those companies

IRWECA has 2 components:

  1. Summer industry experience AND
  2. Supports for education teams during the academic year

Summer Industry Experience

Connecticut educators have an opportunity to

  • Tour Leading Companies in Manufacturing, Life Science, and Sustainability
  • See first-hand how your students will use the knowledge your impart in their future career
  • Learn about resources and supports available to enhance teaching and learning

For 2023, we are pleased to be partner with Drew Marine (July 25), Holochrome (July 26), and Trevi Therapeutics (July 27) in addition to guest speakers as well as food and refreshments

Day 4 (July 28) is at Southern for facilitated conversations about what was seen, learned, and can be implemented to impact teaching and learning as well as networking lunch with industry professionals, legislators, and educators

Educators who complete this series will receive a stipend of $50 per day

Limited to 20 educators; priority given to those who can attend all 4 days

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July 26, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent St.
New Haven, CT 06515
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