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​​​​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.​

Elementary Science Academy Summer Institute      

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An intensive nine-day professional learning experience which consists of a four-day summer institute and five-follow up days throughout the school year. Teachers study and apply research and best practices for teaching science in an elementary classroom. They explore the CA Literacy Standards and NGSS, collect and analyze student work, and apply their learning in the classroom.    

 July 9-12 2018