September/October 2017 – Vol. 30 No. 1

NGSS Rollout #4 Dates Announced – Registration Opens in 2017

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

The next iteration of the NGSS Rollout series of professional learning events written and produced by a collaboration between the California Department of Education, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, California Science Project, K-12 Alliance, and California Science Teachers Association will launch in May 2017 and will focus primarily on the new Science Curriculum Framework. Please mark your calendars for the following dates and locations and stay tuned to your email inbox for a notice when registration opens.

May 3-4, 2017: San Joaquin County Office of Education

June 7-8, 2017: Co-Hosted by Los Angeles County Office of Education and Orange County Department of Education

August 22-23, 2017: Co-Hosted by Riverside and San Bernardino County Offices of Education

September 12-13, 2017: Alameda County Office of Education

November 7-8, 2017: San Diego County Office of Education

November 8-9, 2017: Fresno County Office of Education

November 14-15, 2017: Siskiyou and Tehema County Offices of Education – Hosted at CSU Chico

November 29-30, 2017: Ventura County Office of Education

December 4-5, 2017: Santa Clara, Santa Crus, Monterey, and San Benito County Offices of Education

Written by California Science Teachers Association

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CSTA represents science educators statewide—in every science discipline at every grade level, Kindergarten through University.

8 Responses

  1. I am the Science Department Chair at Rosemead High School; which is part of the El Monte Union High School District.

    Here is my question – could you please tell me the location for the NGSS Rollout #4 sponsored by LACOE and Orange County?

    Thanks

    Thomas Van Winkle

  2. Dear Thomas,
    The LACOE/OCDE Rollout #4 is scheduled for June 7-8, 2017
    -Jessica

  3. How much is the Rollout #4 for teachers? Thanks!

  4. Dear Shauna,

    The price is $250 per person.

    Best,

    Jessica

  5. Hi!

    When will we be able to sign up for the NGSS Rollout 4 for Alemeda?

    thank you!

    Ian Kastelic

    Science TOSA
    SMFCSD

  6. Ian – it opened today! https://www.regonline.com/NGSS2017StatewideRollout

  7. Are the resource links for the June roll-out available?

  8. Yami – are you looking for the PowerPoints, scripts, etc? If so, they post those after the entire series of rollouts have completed.

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