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Center for Mathematics and Science Education
The University of Mississippi

Science Teacher Leaders Academy 2

science teacher leaders
Mississippi space grant consortium

The Science Teacher Leaders Academy 2, funded by the NASA-Mississippi Space Grant Consortium, is a one-year professional development program for 6th-12th grade science teachers.  The goal of this academy is to establish leaders across the state who are knowledgeable about the 2018 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Science.  This program seeks to develop leaders who understand and are willing to share research-based practices for implementing core elements such as Science and Engineering Practices and Crosscutting Concepts with other teachers at the school, district, and state level. 


  • High quality, research-based professional development
  • Up to a $350 stipend
  • Summer Institute housing
  • Up to 4.2 CEUs
  • Registration to the 2019 MSTA Conference
  • Travel assistance to attend Summer Institute, Fall and Spring Sessions, and MSTA Conference


  • Summer Institute
    June 24-28, 2019
    8:30AM-4:30PM, each day
  • Fall Follow-Up Session
    September 20, 2019
    9:00AM-3:30PM (check-in begins at 8:30AM)
  • MS Science Teacher Association Conference
    October 27-29, 2019
    Location: Biloxi, MS
  • Spring Follow-Up Session
    March 25, 2020
    9:00AM-3:30PM (check-in begins at 8:30AM)

The STLA 2 Institute and both follow-up sessions will be held at following address:

1111 Jackson Ave W
Suite Q
Oxford, MS 38655