Mrs. Bowling will present two workshops at the National Science Teachers Association’s Regional Conference. In the first workshop, Mrs. Bowling will teach colleagues how to incorporate social networks in science classes; in the second workshop, she will discuss the use of chemistry demonstrations to spark student interest and kick off a unit of study on the structure and transformation of matter. Additionally, Mrs. Bowling will attend sessions focusing on the integration of the new Common Core Literacy Standards into science content area. The information learned at the sessions will be shared within her district through a professional learning community.