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Allen Institute Teacher Academy

Empowering educators to use real-world biology data from the Allen Institute

Inspiring the next generation of scientists is central to our big, team, and open science principles.

Our free Teacher Academy professional development workshops connect educators to Allen Institute open data tools, curriculum, and career-connected learning. They vary in length and format, and all include opportunities to: 

  • Connect with working scientists  
  • Learn the latest advancements in cutting-edge STEM 
  • Collaborate and share ideas with like-minded educators and the Allen Institute Education and Engagement team 
  • Tour our purpose-built facilities and labs in Seattle, Washington  
  • Learn about educational and career pathways to share with students 
  • Explore evidence-based science teaching strategies and tools 
  • Receive ready-made curriculum resources to adapt to student needs that incorporate open data tools
  • Where relevant, earn clock hours toward Washington educator certificate renewal 

Teacher looking through a microscope during a tour of the Allen Institute