Registration is now open for Core Element's Summer STEM Institute . Math and science teachers can choose from a variety of free professional development opportunities.

Core Element’s annual Summer STEM Institute is a series of  professional development workshops for math and science teachers. Choose from a variety of topics, earn contact hours, and learn strategies and methodologies that can improve and motivate STEM learning in your classroom.

Core Element Summer STEM Institute workshops are FREE to teachers in the Greater New Orleans region. A $25 refundable fee is required at registration, however the fee is refunded at the completion of each workshop. Teachers from schools outside the region may attend for a nominal charge.

All sessions are held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the UNO Oliver St. Pe’ TRAC Center.  To learn more about Core Element’s Summer STEM Institute, call 504-280-5715 or contact Tracey Zelden at

Click here to learn more.  Register here.

Connect With Us

Promoting Quality Teaching

University of New Orleans
UNO TRAC Center, Suite 227
University of New Orleans Lakefront
New Orleans, LA 70148

Jennifer B. LaCoste
Executive Director

Michelle Mangum
Administrative Assistant

Greater New Orleans STEM Initiative
P O Box 6123
Metairie, LA 70009