Professional Learning Opportunities

Looking for an exciting and fun way to increase your skills, learn new techniques for the classroom, or earn State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs)? Quarkmine workshops and programs are a great place for education professionals, teachers, coaches, or other interested adults to explore technology.


Program Workshops

We offer workshops that focus on our competition programs SRL, ORL, and ERL.

Coaching SCECHs

Coaches may be eligible for SCHECHs. If you are an SRL, ORL, or ERL coach, be sure to log and submit you hours before June 1!

On-Site Training

We can come to you and create a customized training. We can even teach your class while you learn.


Years Training Professionals


Educators Per Year


Credit Hours 2023-2024 School Year

Frequently Asked Questions

What is you area of expertise?

Technology, STEAM learning in the classroom, and practical application of STEM/project-based learning

What are some of the technologies you teach?

Robotics, engineering, design, CAD, prototyping, electrical engineering, electronics, soldering, 3D printing, modern manufacturing techniques, computer science/coding, and technology safety/ethics.

How many years have you been teaching technology?

We have been offering technology training and professional learning opportunities for over ten years.

Do you offer workshops where educators can keep their equipment?

Yes. Some of our workshops offer educators equipment to take with them.

Where do I find more information on competitive program coaching SCECHs?

You can find more information on the MDE technology readiness resource page, click here.

How do you assess quality and effectiveness?

Pre-surveys and post-surveys are used to identify areas of improvement, opportunities, and where we are doing well.