Beyond the Classroom - June 6-7,2019

W.R. Grace & Lockheed Martin Sponsored Teachers

Through the generous sponsorship of W.R. Grace and Lockheed Martin, Keystone Science School is able to offer Beyond the Classroom to teachers within a 60 miles proximity to W.R. Grace and Lockheed Martin plant sites. All selected W.R. Grace and Lockheed Martin sponsored teachers can participate in the training free of charge and will receive a $500 travel sponsorship after successful completion of the training. All teachers will also have the opportunity to receive CEU’s for Beyond the Classroom training at the expense of each sponsored teacher.


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Program Schedule

We will be utilizing Keystone Science School's 10 step framework for exploring environmental issues (PDF).

Thursday, June 6th
7:30am Arrival & Breakfast (provided)
8am Training Orientation
9am Exploring Positions & Interests
9:30am Introducing an Opinion
10:15am Break
10:30am Defining Stakeholders within an Issue
12pm Lunch (provided)
12:30pm Analyzing Stakeholders
1:30pm Classroom Planning: Transfer Learning to Your Classroom
1:45pm Break
2pm Field Trip: Research & Water Testing
4:30pm Break
5pm Dinner (provided)
6:30pm Mine History Tour & Free Time in Breckenridge
Friday, June 7th
7:30am Breakfast (provided)
8am Day 1 Reflection and Classroom Planning
9am Exploring Issues in Your Community
10am Collaboration vs. Competition
11am Town Hall Meeting: Building Consensus
12:30pm Lunch (provided)
1:15pm Stakeholder Action Plans
2:45pm Classroom Planning: Transfer Learning to Your Classroom
3:30pm Classroom Planning Presentation and Program Debrief
4:30pm Program Ends

Application Process & Procedure

April 14, 2019 Lockheed Martin Application Deadline
April 29, 2019 Notification of Selection: All applicants will be notified of their acceptance.
May 1, 2019 W.R. Grace Application Deadline
May 12, 2019 Registration Deadline: All selected teachers must complete their official registration and solidify their travel arrangements.
June 6-7, 2019 Beyond the Classroom Teacher Training
June 14, 2019 Travel Reimbursements: All travel reimbursements will be mailed to participating teachers to the address provided within the registration process.

Continuing Education Units

Teachers can receive 1.0 CEU’s for participation in this training through the Colorado School of Mines. There is an additional cost of $55 for the CEU’s and teachers must pay by check on the last day of the training.

Logistics: Meals & Lodging

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Teachers will be provided all meals throughout the training which starts with breakfast on June 6th and ends with lunch on June 7th. We have a full-service kitchen capable of meeting any dietary restrictions of participating teachers.

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Lodging is included with the program. Teachers are welcome to arrive on the evening of June 5th and stay an additional night departing on the morning of June 8th. All teachers will be provided a bunk within our spacious dorms and will be assigned to a room. Please note that you will have a roommate of your same gender. Within the registration process, you are welcome to make roommate requests if you are traveling with a co-teacher. Take a virtual tour of the dorms.

Program Sponsors

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