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Please Join Us for TIP's Open House!

on November 6, 2014 - 19:43

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the seminar offerings for the 2015 program year:

Roots of the American Empire

Steven Hahn, Professor of History

Penn Laboratory on Energy, Sustainability and Environment

Larry Gladney, Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Dennis DeTurck, Professor of Mathematics

Bill Berner, Physics Demonstration Lab Coordinator

Aliens and Others: African Americans [Re]Writing Generic Fiction

Herman Beavers, Professor of English and Africana Studies

Electronics from Toys to Tools: An Adventure for Future Engineers

Jorge Santiago-Aviles, Associate Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering

Seminar descriptions can be viewed here.

Prospective 2015 TIP Fellows are invited to attend this year’s Open House, which will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd at 4:30pm in the Golkin Room (223) of Penn's Houston Hall (3417 Spruce Street). Seminar Leaders will introduce their respective topics.

TIP seminars are open to K-12 teachers in West and Southwest Philadelphia public schools, with the exception of STEM seminars, which are open to teachers in public schools across the city. Applications are due on Friday, December 12th by 5pm. Seminars begin on Tuesday, January 13th and run until May. Enrollment is limited. For more information, call 215-746-6176 or email

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