The San Diego County Office of Education Science Department offers a variety of events and professional learning opportunities to help educators learn about and deepen their understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), plan science instruction, develop assessments, and evaluate materials for alignment to the new standards. These services are designed to support and build capacity of districts and schools implementing the NGSS.
Visit our Professional Learning Opportunities page for more information on each of our offerings and to register for these events or click the flyer image to download the annual list of offerings.
Using the NGSS Toolkit for Instructional Materials Evaluation
Participants deepen their understanding of the features of quality instructional materials aligned to NGSS and learn how to use the NGSS Toolkit for Instructional Materials Evaluation (NGSS TIME) in this new workshop. NGSS TIME is a process developed by the science subcommittee of the Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association. This toolkit can be used by district committees to analyze and select quality instructional materials for science. There is no charge for this workshop. Click the dates below to register.