Active Science Learning 

Professional Development and Support for Hands-on Science 

     Science Centers and Museums

  • Arizona Science Center

  • Baltimore Museum of Industry

  • Boston Children’s Museum, (BCM)

  • California Science Center, Los Angeles

  • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

  • Children's Discovery Museum, San Jose

  • Children’s Museum of Houston

  • Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

  • Detroit Metropolitan Zoo

  • Explora Science Center, Albuquerque NM

  • Headwaters Science Center, Bemidji MN

  • New York Hall of Science

  • North Carolina Museum of Life and Science

  • Providence Children’s Museum (PCM)

  • River Legacy Living Science Center, Arlington TX

  • Rochester Museum and Science Center

  • Science Center of Eastern Connecticut

  • Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM)

  • St Louis Science Center (SLSC)

  • Washington Pavilion Discovery Science Center, Sioux Falls SD


    Atrium School, Watertown MA

    McKay School, Boston, MA

    Haverhill Public Schools, MA

    Tech Boston Academy, Boston, MA

    Universities, Foundations

  • Black Hills State University, Spearfish SD

  • Education Development Centers, (EDC)

  • Goodman Research Group (GRG)

  • Lawrence Hall of Science

  • Mass Insight Education (MIE)

  • National 4-H Council (N4HC)

  • National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

  • National Institute on Out of School Time (NIOST)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)

  • Nellie Mae Foundation


Over the last 25 years Charlie collaborated with the following institutions to develop engaging hands-on science and engineering curriculum and has trained youth workers and educators from most of them to lead project-based, practice-based STEM with students well. He has led several hundred professional development institutes, hands-on science workshops at many of these institutions and locations.

     Afterschool Networks and 4H

  • California Afterschool Network (CAN)

  • California School-Age Consortium (CalSAC)

  • Chelsea Public Schools, MA

  • East End House, Cambridge MA

  • Georgia Afterschool Investment Council (GAIC)

  • Kansas Enrichment Network (KEN)

  • Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA)

  • Maryland Out of School Time Network (MOST)

  • Michigan After-School Partnership (MAP)

  • Minnesota School Age Care Alliance (MNSACA)

  • Missouri Afterschool Network (MASN)

  • National 4-H Council (N4HC)

  • New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition (NJSACC)

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Co-op Extn (4H)

  • Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN)

  • Ohio Child Care Recourse and Referral Agency (OCCRRA)

  • Rutgers University Co-op Extn (4H), Camden NJ

  • The Afterschool Institute (TASI), Baltimore, MD

  • University of California Co-op Extension (4H)

  • University of Georgia Co-op Extension (4H)

  • University of Minnesota Co-op Extension (4H)

  • University of New Hampshire Co-op Extension (4H)

  • YMCA of Greater Kansas City, MO

  • YMCA of Greater Providence, RI