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.


Summer Workshops 2015

Ocean Science for Early Elementary Educators
New session just added!

Session 1: July 13–16, November 14
Session 2: August 3–6, November 21
For: Educators, grades K–2
Cost: $275
Credit: 3 graduate credits from Cambridge College
(additional fee of $150)*

Register online for July program. COURSE FULL! To get on the wait list, email

Register online for August program.


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)*

Register online.



* 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.