Mississippi River Delta Institute 

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2024 Mississippi River Delta Institute featuring Waters to the Sea®

Free for Educators and Face-to-Face!

Mississippi River Delta Institute | July 8-10, 2024 | New Orleans, LA

Many teachers on a boat wearing life vests and hard hats

Join us for the Mississippi River Delta Institute (MRDI)—a free professional development program in New Orleans, designed to inspire, educate, and engage educators through experiential, inquiry-based science and engineering investigations around the Mississippi River.  


During the River Institute experience, participants will:

Eligibility and Stipends for St. Bernard Parish educators

All K-12 formal and informal teachers are welcome to apply!

A limited number of $300 stipends ($100 per day) are available to teachers attending from St. Bernard Parish. 

The 2024 Mississippi River Delta Institute is funded through the generous financial assistance of the Meraux Foundation. With their ongoing support CGEE enables hundreds of teachers to improve the way they understand and teach science, and help thousands of students connect with the natural world.

Each Rivers Institute Participant Will Receive


Sara Robertson
Program Administrator