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Professional Development

Rubin Observatory provides training opportunities to help educators develop implementation plans for integrating investigations into their classrooms. To arrange a training opportunity for your district or department, contact us at

To learn more, review our Program Guide and create an educator account so you can access assessment materials for investigations.

Calendar of Events

Visit the Calendar of Events to see upcoming Rubin Observatory professional development opportunities.

Community of Practice

We invite you to join our Community of Practice to become part of conversations and working groups dealing with examples of how Rubin Observatory investigations are implemented, and to explore teacher-developed and shared auxiliary materials. There are two options:
To join on Facebook, search for Rubin Observatory Educators. Answer the 3 membership questions, and read and agree to the rules.
To join an email discussion list, send a request to:

Additional Professional Development Materials