Professional Development – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Professional Development

BADM’s Research, Evaluation, and Innovation (REI) team provides professional development for a variety of audiences, including preschool teachers, librarians, parents, and more! Our staff bring expertise from the diverse fields of cognitive science, neuroscience, developmental psychology, STEM, and education to provide practical guidance for those seeking to apply current research to their work with young children. (See Staff bios for more information.)

We offer both presentations and hands-on workshops focused around the following topics:

  • Creative learning environments
  • School readiness
  • Growth mindset
  • Exploratory learning
  • Risk-friendly learning environments
  • Benefits of play
  • STEM in early childhood
  • Digital technology experiences for young children

These offerings can be tailored to various formats: 45 minutes to full-day workshops, in person or online, small to large audiences, and private or public speaking engagements. Please contact us at to discuss your needs and pricing options.

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