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

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.

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.