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Join Us for TIP's Open House on Tuesday, December 1

on November 11, 2015 - 21:48

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the seminar offerings for the 2016 program year:

Biography as History, or, Perhaps, History as Biography

Michael Zuckerman, Professor Emeritus of History

The Evolving Universe

Masao Sako, Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Our Earth, a Fragile Home

Reto Gieré, Professor of Earth & Environmental Science

Thinking Black, Writing Revolution: The Harlem Renaissance in Conversation with the Black Arts Movement 

Herman Beavers, Professor of English and Africana Studies

Seminar descriptions can be viewed here.

Prospective 2016 TIP Fellows are invited to attend this year’s Open House, which will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at 4:30pm in Silverstein Forum in Stiteler Hall (208 South 37th 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 11 by 5pm. Seminars begin on Tuesday, January 19 and run until May. Enrollment is limited. For more information, call 215-746-6176 or email

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