SEPA is a science professional development workshop for teachers in the Anoka Hennepin school district, run in collaboration with the Minnesota Science Teachers Association (MnSTA) through Hamline University. It is funded through the federal Math/Science Partnership grant program, Title II, Part B, administered by the Minnesota Dept. of Education. Dr. Pound worked with Lee Schmitt, Marlene Shoeneck, and Dana Smith to develop and teach the SEPA workshop offered in June 2017.