TeacherTECH Community Partners
San Diego City Schools
San Diego City Schools (SDCS), now celebrating its 150th anniversary of service to San Diego’s children, serves approximately 136,000 students. It is the second largest district in California, and eighth largest urban district in the United States. The student population is extremely diverse, representing more than 15 ethnic groups and over 60 languages and dialects.
San Diego County Office of Education
The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) provides support to 43 school districts throughout the county.
Elementary Institute of Science
Providing hands on science since 1964, the Elementary Institute of Science is a year round science and technology center supporting San Diego’s diverse student population by providing enrichment programs in science, technology and health.
UCSD Divisions of Physical and Biological Sciences Outreach
Sharing the excitement of scientific discovery with K-12 students, teachers and the greater community is an important goal of the Divisions of Physical and Biological Sciences. The Grey Matters, Science Matters, Atoms to X-rays and Molecules for the Media series and our other programs draw upon the expertise of UCSD biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics faculty to provide insight into the scientific issues that affect us every day, to show the applications of basic scientific and mathematical principles and to explore the process of scientific discovery.
UCSD Protein Data Bank
The PDB is the single worldwide repository of large 3-D molecular structures and serves as a hub for research in structural molecular biology. Outreach efforts include Molecular of the Month, TeacherTECH, National Science Digital Library and national education conferences.
San Diego Science Alliance
The San Diego Science Alliance is a non-profit consortium of leaders from business, K-12 education, higher education and scientific institutions in San Diego County, and is committed to enhancing science literacy in K-12 education.
The Shodor Education Foundation
The Shodor Education Foundation is a non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies.