Teachers in a classroom for training

Who is it for?

Teachers from non-charter schools in elementary through high school. The program offers thirty Act 48
Credits and a $1,500 stipend.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, call 215-573-9076 or email us at prcceh@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Teachers Institute of Philadelphia Environmental Health Curriculum

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) at the University of Pennsylvania enables public school teachers from around Philadelphia to enroll in semester-long seminars taught by university professors. The goal is to enhance teachers’ knowledge base through university-level study after school.

Teachers have a profound impact on students. Including children’s environmental health content in a TIP seminar will enable teachers to pass on important and practical environmental health information to their students.

Dr. Marilyn Howarth, Deputy Director of the Philadelphia Regional Center for Children’s Environmental Health will lead the class of ~12 teachers. The content will include our Center’s focus areas: asthma, air pollution, lead and endocrine disrupting chemicals.

By the end of the semester, each teacher will produce a curriculum for their classroom on one or more of these topics. The curriculum will be made publicly available.

How do I participate?

Sign up here to be alerted when the next class is being held:

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Center Researchers

Dr. Marilyn Howarth
University of Pennsylvania

Marilyn V. Howarth, MD, FACOEM

Marilyn Howarth is the Deputy Director of the Philadelphia Regional Center for Children’s Environmental Health. Within the Center,…

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