Resources & Professional Development
Resources & Professional Development

We provide support and training to teachers, principals, and district leaders—all designed to help students reach their true potential.

Science House

“It’s like a toy store for teachers!” This full service circulating library and professional development center has over 2,000 of the coolest hands-on items you can borrow for use with your students.

Teacher Professional Development

Our workshops and institutes for teachers translate key research findings and theories into effective classroom practice, all with the goal of increasing STEM literacy and eliminating achievement disparities.

Leader Professional Development

Designed for people with leadership responsibilities for STEM education and/or diversity and inclusion, these programs are designed to prepare leaders to promote transformational change in their settings

“Students need to learn in a world that is appropriate to them, and educators need to continue to learn to teach in each student’s world.”

-Leslie Lohan, Prairie View Elementary, Eden Prairie

Kelly is here to help

As our school liaison, Kelly Meyer is dedicated to helping teachers and schools enjoy better access to the museum. A native of Mound, Minnesota, and a former science teacher who taught in the Minneapolis and Chandler, AZ Public Schools, Kelly is passionate about science learning and is available to talk with you and assist you in your planning.

Kelly Meyer

Questions about our education programs and planning? Contact Kelly at kmeyer@smm.org or (651) 265-5975.

For questions about Field Trip costs, availability, and to make reservations, please call our Reservation Specialists at (651) 221-9444.