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Overview

Workshop participants listen to a U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officerThe CDC Science Ambassador Workshop is held at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The 5-day workshop is open to middle and high school math and science teachers and other interested educators. Continuing education is pending. There is no charge for this workshop but participants will cover their own transportation, lodging and meals.

During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend seminars on current public health topics presented by CDC scientists
  • Collaborate with CDC scientists to develop lessons plans based on public health science topics; these will be published on CDC's website
  • Expand professional networks
  • Enhance your professional network of educators and public health professionals
  • Tour CDC's state-of-the-art headquarters, including the Emergency Operations Center and the David J. Sencer CDC Museum
  • Be eligible for continuing education units*

Lesson Plans

    Workshop participants collaborating on a lesson plan
  • The public health topics covered in the workshop represent domestic and global public health priorities and are selected to be of interest to both students and educators. Participants consult with CDC scientists, learn how to use CDC's information resources, and develop science-based lesson plans. At the end of the workshop, participants submit completed lesson plans to the CDC Science Ambassador staff. After review and editing, lesson plans are published on the CDC Science Ambassador website.

Learn how to become a Science Ambassador!

After the Workshop

Participants are encouraged to use Science Ambassador lesson plans and other public health examples in their teaching and continue as a CDC Science Ambassador.

* Continuing education for this activity is pending; check back later for more information.
 
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