About the AMS DataStreme Certificate
Strengthen your teaching skills in Earth system science.
Advance your teaching skills and enhance your knowledge of Earth's atmosphere, ocean and climate systems with the AMS DataStreme Certificate program at PennWest California.
Through its unique partnership with the American Meteorological Society, PennWest California offers K-12 teachers an opportunity to earn graduate credits tuition-free when they participate in nationally recognized AMS Education Program courses.
Become a leader in Earth sciences education.
More than 21,000 teachers across the United States have energized their science classes with information and techniques learned through AMS DataStreme courses and hands-on AMS workshops. They become science leaders in their own schools and communities, educating their teaching colleagues and ultimately reaching millions of students nationwide.
PennWest California's School of Graduate Studies and Research awards three graduate level credits for each AMS DataStreme course or workshop. Finish any three courses (nine credits) in any order to receive a post-baccalaureate certificate from PennWest California.
DataStreme courses are offered online in the spring and fall semesters. Workshop-oriented courses meet at a federal training facility during the summer term. Teachers may complete these tuition-free, graduate-level courses in any order:
- DataStreme Atmosphere (online).
- DataStreme Oceans (online).
- DataStreme Earth's Climate System (online).
- Project Atmosphere (workshop oriented).
- Project Ocean (workshop oriented).