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Workshop Preparation Checklist

What we will provide:

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Brochures to publicize the Detectives in the Classroom Professional Development Workshop

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1-Day Professional Development Workshop to prepare middle and high school teachers and their supervisors to teach Detectives in the Classroom, an epidemiology curriculum for science, mathematics, and health educators

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Materials to lead the workshop

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There is no charge for the workshop. (This project is supported by a Science Education Partnership Award, from the National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health.)

What we will need from the host for the Professional Development Workshop:

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Contact person/coordinator on site

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Registration process for the workshop

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Minimum of 15 participants who will register on the Detectives in the Classroom web site and evaluate the lessons they have taught (Participants are not required to teach the curriculum.)

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If there is sufficient interest, arrange a 2nd workshop on the day preceding or following the initial workshop

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One meeting room, with an extension cord, power strip, screen, and enough tables and chairs to accommodate the participants

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Onsite contact person to solve any technological problems that arise before or during the workshop

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Provision for breakfast and lunch at participants' cost

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Mechanism to provide Professional Development Hours or equivalent for workshop participants

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Directions to the workshop site

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Parking for participants

What we would like from the host for the Professional Development Workshop:

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Collaboration with another nearby host network to hold another workshop on the day preceding or following the initial workshop

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Active Internet connection

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LCD projector