Get Your NGSS Game On!
Summer Professional Development
Some of these events have limited spaces available, so register early!
*PDUs available • **PDUs and/or graduate credit available
Kindergarten NGSS Workshops**
August 5th at Southern Oregon University
August 17th at Lane ESD
August 26th at High Desert ESD
August 9-12 from 8am-3pm at Raliegh Hills K-8 in Portland
And Co-Sponsored with our partners in STEM Education
June 18 - August 17: A PSU Summer Term Course with full tuition support available
Supporting Rich Use of Language and Engaging Science: Next Generation Science Standards Professional Development Courses for K-6 Teachers with Complete Tuition Coverage!Explore and connect with invigorating science content and instructional practices focusing on the role of language to support all students. Participate in PSU a four-graduate-credit NGSS professional development course for elementary teachers through the Math Science Partnership grant. Grant-funded full tuition support available. Courses are offered in a hybrid online/in person format.
See further details on the course flyer:NGSS Science Courses Information Flyer or the NGSS Grant Course Descriptions link.
Fill out the quick-connect survey to reserve your spot or to get help registering: NGSS Course Interest and Quick Connect Survey
Energy & Matter in Newport
Change Over Time in Beaverton
Interactions and Systems in Bend & Portland Metro Area
Science Professional Development for High School Science Teachers
These courses focus on three-dimensional (3D) learning through intertwining the disciplinary core ideas of biology, chemistry and physics with the scientific and engineering practices and crosscutting concepts as described in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
August 8 – 12, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
August 15 – 19, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Two sessions available!
Session 1: July 11 – 15, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Session 2: August 1 – 5, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
All Courses will be held at Southridge High School in Beaverton, OR
Course Fee: $345. Optional PSU Graduate Credit: $180 (3 credits, summer term).
More professional development opportunities are available on our Opportunities & Resources page
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And coming this fall, so save the date and make your plans....2016 NSTA Portland Area Conference**
Exploring Mountains: Guiding Science Teaching and Learning
November 10-12, 2016 at the Oregon Convention Center
To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Portland conference, the Conference Committee has planned the conference around three strands that explore topics of current significance, enabling you to focus on a specific area of interest or need.
Give this letter to your principal to support your request for conference attendance.
OSTA Members receive $90 off the registration fee for the NSTA conference!
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