Core Element will present a series of free professional development workshops for math and science teachers from June 28 through July 27 in the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology at Tulane University. Core Element is a local nonprofit promoting quality teaching in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

Teachers earn continuing learning units, or CLUs, for participating and receive training and tools to enhance their knowledge and teaching skills in STEM areas, including mathematics, robotics, earth science and physical science. Workshops also will be offered in the Modeling Method of Instruction for middle school and grant writing for science and math.

Workshop topics include physical science and inquiry, June 28-29; LEGO EV3 robotics, July 6-7; Modeling Method of Instruction, July 11-12; math strategies for success, July 20-21; elementary school earth science, July 25; middle school earth science, July 26; and grant writing for science and math, July 27.

Registration requires a refundable deposit of $25. To register, visit core4kids.org/profdev.htm.