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CANCELLED-2020 POGIL Summer 3-day Workshop at the University of Puget Sound

  • 27 Jul 2020
  • 11:30 AM (PDT)
  • 29 Jul 2020
  • 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • Tacoma, Washington


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

COVID-19 Virus Update: 

CLICK HERE for up-to-date information relating to POGIL's summer workshops and our cancellation policies, in light of the evolving COVID-19 Virus (coronavirus) situation.

The POGIL Project's 3-day summer workshop provides instructors from both high schools and colleges/universities with a significant opportunity to obtain professional development and to gain new insights into teaching and learning.

On the first day of the workshop, those who are new to POGIL will attend a Fundamentals of POGIL session while those participants who have previously attended a POGIL workshop will attend two sessions of universal application. The start of the second day will expose all participants to Modeling a POGIL Classroom.  For the remainder of the workshop, participants will follow a series of sessions focused on their chosen interest area -Activity Writing, Classroom Facilitation, or Laboratory Track.  To find out which track is right for you, click on the track description below:

TRACK DESCRIPTIONS-Please click links below

All workshop attendees will also participate in informative poster and plenary sessions. Click here for a description of session offerings and a sample agenda: Session Description & Sample Agenda

While the workshop focus is on STEM disciplines, POGIL methodology is widely applicable and attendees from all disciplines are encouraged to attend.


Workshop fee is $475 (includes registration, materials, lunches and dinners).  On campus housing (optional) for 2 nights is available for an additional $199 and includes accompanying breakfasts.


A limited number of scholarships are available to rural high school STEM teachers from eligible counties in the States of Washington, Montana, Oregon and Idaho. For a list of eligible counties, please CLICK HERE

Selections will be based on meeting eligibility criteria and demonstrating a commitment to student-centered learning.  For details on this scholarship opportunity and how to apply, please click on the following link:


Two quarter graduate credits will be available through Seattle Pacific University for an approximate fee of $110 by registering on-line (during check-in) on Day 1 of the summer workshop. Credit card required.  Requirements You must participate in all daytime and evening sessions (which includes the poster session, lunchtime discussions and all plenary sessions).  Participants must also submit answers to reflection questions that are due by August 5th to the Workshop Facilitator who has been designated as your Graduate Credit Coordinator.

If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact Ellen Harpel, Event Coordinator, at 717-358-4589 or via email at: eharpel@pogil.org

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