The Baxter Symposium
Register Today for The Baxter Symposium on Thursday, April 18, 2024!
Teachers, join us for the Baxter Symposium, a FREE day of professional learning to help you bring innovative science activities into the classroom! Our upcoming Spring symposium is scheduled for April 18, 2024. Register today!
Baxter Center Lab Grant Program
Apply by March 1st, 2024!
The Baxter Center for Science Education lab grant program seeks to expand the capacity of biotech equipment and supplies across Chicagoland middle and high schools.
Baxter Center Teacher Workshops
The Baxter Center provides a variety of professional learning opportunities for high school and middle school educators. Join us to build your lab skills and connect with a community of local science teachers. All workshops are FREE and eligible for ISBE hours.
The Baxter Box Program
Borrow science equipment and get lab kits to do hands-on activities with your students!
Our goal is to advance equity in STEM education by increasing access to authentic science experiences. Chicagoland educators can borrow materials and equipment for FREE! Make your reservation today. Workshop participation is highly recommended but not required.
The Baxter Center Case Study & Partnership Toolkit
Promising Practices in Corporate-School-University Partnerships
This case study highlights promising practices for building effective and sustainable STEM partnerships between K-12, industry, and university partners, grounded in the story of the Baxter Center. Check it out to learn more about how our Center got started, what we learned about successfully working with schools, and some of the impacts we have had along the way.