The Aquarium offers a wealth of courses and workshops for professional development. Pre-registration is required to attend. Please contact the Teacher Resource Center at or 617-973-6590 with questions or to register.

In addition to these scheduled workshops, the Aquarium works with teachers, schools and districts to design custom in-service training, including one- or two-day workshops. The Aquarium also encourages teachers to attend science-themed events and conferences.


Spring Workshops 2015

NOAA "How Do We Explore?" Workshop

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: New England Aquarium
For: Educators, grades 5 - 12
Cost: Free ($100 stipend if you attend both parts; the second part will be offered in Spring)

To register, contact the Teacher Resource Center at or 617-973-6590. See the flyer for more information.

This project has been made possible with the support of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.


Summer Workshops — Save the dates!

Ocean Science for Early Elementary Educators

Dates: July 13–16, November 14
For: Educators, grades K - 2
Cost: $275
Credit: 3 graduate credits from Cambridge College
(additional fee of $150)*


On the Waterfront: Integrating Science Standards through Classroom & Field Investigations

Dates: July 27–31, September 26 and December 5
For: Educators, grades 3–8
Cost: $350
Credit: 4 graduate credits Cambridge College (additional fee of $200)*


Oceanography and Marine Biology

Dates: August 3–6
For: Educators, grades 9-12
Cost: $275
Credit: TBD


* Participants taking our courses for PDPs or graduate credit are required to complete the assigned course work–includes daily homework assignments and a final project and presentation based on the development and implementation of a lesson based on content learned throughout the course.


Questions about our courses and workshops?

Contact the Teacher Resource Center at or 617-973-6590.