Chemistry Educator Grants & Workshops

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Green Chemistry & Pharma Workshop in Orlando

Don't miss "Essential Green Chemistry Tools and Techniques for Pharmaceutical Scientists," on Sunday, March 31, 1:00-4:30 PM ET, in Room W313 of the Orange County Convention Center during the ACS Spring 2019 National Meeting & Exposition. This workshop will equip industry-based R&D chemists and engineers as well as graduate students with practical green chemistry tools, methods, and metrics. Topics from green chemistry basics to the most recent innovative tools and metrics widely used in the pharmaceutical industry will be covered.

The workshop will be tailored toward scientists and engineers working in batch chemical operations in common use within the pharma industry, but the tools can also be applied to other allied chemical industries. You'll learn the fundamentals of green chemistry and engineering; tools that the pharma industry routinely uses to optimize their synthetic chemical processes; how to use these tools to make "greener" decisions in synthetic drug design and process development; and real-world applications from experienced pharma industry process development chemists.

Sign up for this workshop when you register for the national meeting, or email


Apply Now for Programs Supporting Chemistry Educators 

Are you a high school chemistry teacher who could use $1,500, or do you know one? ACS is currently seeking applications for the ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Classroom Grants. These grants can be used to cover basic classroom or laboratory needs, fund professional development experiences, or support innovative ideas in chemistry education. Visit for details. The deadline for applications is April 14.


At the college level, applications are now being accepted for the next available New Faculty Workshops, to be held in Pasadena, CA, June 27-29, and in Washington, DC, August 1-3. Workshop sessions include active learning techniques, integrating teaching and research, student mentoring, time management, and laboratory safety. The cost for the workshop is $600, which includes meals, lodging, and workshop materials. A limited number of scholarships are available. For additional information and to start your application, please visit the New Faculty Workshops website. The application deadlines are March 30 for Pasadena and May 1 for Washington, DC; please contact Dr. Ashley Donovan ( with questions.



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