Professional Development Announcements

The Gulf Coast Exploreum’s

Educator and Family Night

Educators work hard to make the school year enriching and memorable, and we want to say thank you. Join us for a free, relaxing, informative, and fun evening at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center in appreciation for all that you do!


The Educator and Family Night will be held on

May 4, 2015 from 5:00p-8:30p. 

• Educators: Earn 3-4 hours of PD

• Enjoy a good old American favorite: Hot dogs and snacks.

• Participate in a Reptile Meet & Greet.

• Explore our labs and attend workshop sessions that can assist

  you in your classroom.

• Enter free raffles for great door prizes!

• See up to two IMAX movies for free.

• Receive a 15% discount at the gift shop.

• Bring up to 4 guests* to explore the Center while you’re at the event.

   Pay just $5.00 per guest at the Box Office.


To register go to STI-PD

 Gulf Coast Exploreum’s Educator Night    SARIC#9778

Or Contact SARIC at



SARIC serves over 8,000 educators in the Baldwin County Schools, Chickasaw City Schools, Clarke County Schools, Mobile County Schools, Monroe County Schools, Saraland City Schools, Satsuma City Schools, Thomasville City Schools, and Washington County Schools.

SARIC’s sixteen member Governing Board is comprised of teachers, school administrators, higher education representatives, an Alabama Department of Education representative, and a lay citizen. These governing board members, representing each of the school districts in the SARIC service area, set policy, approve staff development programs, ensure accountability, and provide guidance to ensure that SARIC efforts are aligned with local school district needs.

This web site is designed to provide information regarding our program offerings, special events, and internet resources for teachers and administrators. We hope you find the site useful. We look forward to hearing from you.

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