three images of teachers at a hands-on training learning about ponds, building structures and wind turbines


SMILE's Teacher Professional Development Workshops are presented by SMILE staff, OSU faculty and other Oregon math and science teachers.


  • Workshops are held three times a year. Club teachers must attend a minimum of two sessions annually.
  • Lessons and supplies are provided free to each participant.
  • Professional Development Units and graduate credit can be earned attending the workshops.
  • No costs to SMILE Club teachers to attend the workshop.
  • Networking time with other SMILE teachers is provided to address organizational concerns, such as planning the SMILE year, coordination between grade levels, and issues in each community/school district.