Safety in STEM Education
Micro-badging Series
Safety in STEM Education Micro-Badging Series Prices
ITEEA Member:
Per session: $75
All 10 sessions: $550
Per session: $90
All 10 sessions: $750

Note: payment is due by the 20th of the month preceding the first session start date.

Safety Micro-Badging

Micro-badging is a hot topic in education!  These bite-sized visual representations provide clear evidence that learners have acquired a specific skill and are sought after by employers. Micro-badges are portable, easy to consume, and easy to trust.

The STEM Center for Teaching and Learning™ announces a Safety micro-badging 10-hour professional development series to be released September 1, 2019.  The series will focus on safety in the STEM classroom and will consist of ten one-hour sessions on a variety of safety topics. Participants may register for any number of sessions, from one to ten.


2019-2020 Safety Micro-badging Series

September 1, 2019: General Safety Topics in STEM Education:  Examining the progress of safety in STEM education and reviewing ten recommendations for a safer school year.

October 1, 2019: Safer Lab Design and Maintenance:  A well-maintained lab is a safer lab.  Explore strategies to involve students in laboratory maintenance.

November 1, 2019: Chemical Safety: Fostering a culture of STEM lab chemical safety.

December 1, 2019: 3-D Printing Safety: Can 3-D printers cause harm?

January 1, 2020: The Work Permit System; Safety in the Workplace (focus on workplace readiness): Holding students accountable for their actions.

February 1, 2020: Safety in the Robotics Lab: From drones to battle bots, students build the most ingenious things but, is safety a concern?

March 1, 2020: Handheld and Portable Tools: Enhancing technology and engineering in STEM classrooms; exploring safer tool usage.

April 1, 2020: Large Power Tools: EbD course safety videos, hand and power tool guidelines, and more!

May 1, 2020: Safer Makerspaces (focus on interdisciplinary considerations):  Building in safer practices from the beginning.

June 1, 2020: Accident Reports! A blessing and a curse.  An introduction to liability for technology and engineering design teachers.