Science News & Updates
Next Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Workforce
Through a collaborative, state-led process managed by Achieve, new K–12 science standards are being developed that will be rich in content and practice, arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide all students an internationally benchmarked science education. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) will be based on the Framework for K–12 Science Education developed by the National Research Council.
Math and Science Initiatives for Educators and Students
The ExxonMobil Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of the Exxon Mobil Corporation in the United States, provides support for math and science opportunities for educators and students. Information about specific programs, such as the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy and the Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp for middle school students can be found at the link below.
2014 Interface Professional Development Event
"Enhancing Mathematics and
Resources and Technology"
Interface A: (Grades K-6) February 20-22, 2014
Interface B: (Grades 7-12) February 23-25, 2014
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Nominations for PAEMST 2012 for mathematics and science teacher science in grades K - 6 are now open. Please contact Shaun Bates, Science consultant for more information.