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2015 California Science Education Conference
October 2 - 4, 2015, Sacramento Convention Center

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Register Today! - Funding for teacher professional learning on the new state standards is in the 2015/2016 state budget!

Registration is now open for the 2015 CSTA Conference. Sign up now for practical advice on applying NGSS (and Common Core) in your classroom.

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2015 Online Exhibitor Prospectus - Reserve Your Booth Today!

» Where California K-12 Science Teachers Go for NGSS

» Middle School Integrated Science – Getting Over It!

» What Is the Role of Lecture in NGSS?

» Stages of NGSS Grief

» Starting the School Year Right

» Making the Leap from the Classroom to TOSA

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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

NGSS for California - Resources, PD Events, and More

» NGSS PD Event Calendar

» NGSS Blog

» CSLNet's Toolkit to facilitate inclusion of NGSS in your district LCAP

NGSS Transition Phase Rollout #2: Coming in fall:

»Hayward: September 15-16, 2015
»Fresno: October 15-16, 2015
»San Marcos: October 22-23, 2015
»Red Bluff: November 2-3, 2015
»San Jose: November 9-10, 2015
»Camarillo: December 8-9, 2015


» 2015/2016 State Budget Allocates Over $3 Billion That Can Be Used to Support NGSS Implementation

»*NEW* CSTA & California ASCD Event:
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices: Take NGSS Implementation to the Next Level (links to CASCD website with event information)

This full-day workshop will demonstrate how to advance students’ abilities to make sense of the natural and designed world by thinking and acting as scientists and engineers. This includes rich use of language and math. Participants will also be provided with a review of resources that will support them as they implement NGSS.

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