The Next Generation Science Standards are the latest set of common standards states can consider for adoption. With 26 states playing an active role in the writing of these standards, they and others will or may discuss whether to adopt them. Their discussions related to quality and purposes of these new science standards are important, but it is also it is critical for them to dig into the policy implications of these new science standards.

Date: July 18
Time: 4 PM eastern/1 PM pacific time
Presenters:

  • Brigitte Blom-Ramsey, Kentucky State Board of Education
  • Felecia Smith, Associate Commissioner, Office of Next Generation Learners, Kentucky Department of Education
  • Artemio Paz, Jr., Oregon State Board of Education
  • Cheryl  KlecknerEducation Specialist for CCSS and Science, Oregon Department of Education
  • Francis Eberle, NGSS Director, NASBE (Moderator)

State board members and representatives from the state education agency in Kentucky and Oregon will share the issues raised from their deliberations of these standards such as; quality and rigor, their concerns, policy links and the link to the common core standards. This web seminar is designed to be more conversational than the typical webinar. For this event only, state board members, executives and administrators are invited.

This exclusive audience will allow for greater opportunity to ask questions and focus on the issues and concerns state boards have related to these new science standards. Register as the number is limited to 25 people. Hope you can join us!

Registration information is located on the Next Generation Science Standards Page.