Galveston County Regional Collaborative

The Galveston Regional Science and Mathematics Collaboratives provide 100+ contact hours of professional development experiences for K-12th grade teachers each year. The overall objective is to provide Galveston County Regional science and mathematics teachers with ongoing support systems of sustained and high intensity professional development to assist them in implementing the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), through upgrading their knowledge of content and pedagogy to engage ALL students with interesting, relevant, experiential, and meaningful science learning experiences.

Activities include: two week summer institutes focused on inquiry-based learning, Project Based Learning, equity in the classroom, assessment methods, TEKS-aligned science and mathematics content, equipment and supplies for classroom implementation, opportunity to attend/present at statewide Texas Regional Collaboratives Conference, and much more!


Our Mission

Promote excellence in science and mathematics education by providing K-12 educators with a variety of professional development enrichment opportunities (free of charge) as well as the supplies, equipment, and kits enabling classroom implementation of hands-on, inquiry-based activities. Teachers are provided with ongoing support systems of sustained and high intensity professional development to assist them in implementing the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), through upgrading their knowledge of content and pedagogy to engage ALL students with interesting, relevant, experiential, and meaningful learning experiences. We are part of the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching.


Benefits of the Program

  • Enhance professional development
  • Access to extensive network through the Texas Regional Collaborative
  • Preferred access to STEM Education Resource Center at UTMB
  • Provided with materials, kits and supplies to be used in the classroom free of charge
  • Follow-up support throughout the year
  • Access to visiting scientist speaker program
  • Official certificate of completion
  • Opportunity to apply for grants sponsored by the Texas Regional Collaborative

How to Apply

Please contact Alicia Simmons.