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2 Day Event:
December 5, 2018
through December 6, 2018

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$269.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$269.00 per person.

Two Days:
$449.00 per person.

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December 5, 2018

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(5 hours per day )

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Next Generation Science Standards Conference (Grades K-6)


Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Next Generation Science Standards: Strategies to Take Back to Your Classroom!

Choose from 21 Highly Practical NGSS Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Jaime Bailey is an outstanding Next Generation Science Standards presenter and a highly experienced grades K-6 teacher and instructional coach. Her objective in every session is to provide hands-on, ready-to-use strategies and tools that can be used immediately in K-6 schools. Jaime is noted for the practicality of her presentations and her focus on what works best for teachers. You will find her sessions filled with strategies, resources and a wealth of information that will boost your approach to implementing the Next Generation Science Standards.

Brad Fulton is a highly experienced grades K-6 science teacher, coach, national speaker, and expert on the NGSS. Brad is excited to share his practical and student-proven projects, ideas and strategies for incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards into your instruction. His sessions are all hands-on and fast-paced where you will gain dozens of ideas you can use immediately!

Liz Mirra is a math and science instructional coach and NGSS teacher with more than 17 years of experience. As a science teacher, she has had great success boosting students’ motivation and achievement in her science classes. She will share dozens of practical science strategies designed specifically for grades K-6 – all student-proven and teacher-friendly. Liz’s sessions are filled with practical, creative strategies perfect for helping your students learn and apply the Next Generation Science Standards.

Conference Agenda

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7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening General Session
9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.

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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m Afternoon Sessions

Who Should Attend

Educators Who Teach Science in Grades K-6: Classroom Teachers, Department Heads, Science Specialists, and Administrators

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don’t attend. These materials include:

  • Practical ideas for helping your students meet the rigorous science content and practice standards included in the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Innovative ideas for integrating the science and engineering practices and crosscutting concepts into your science instruction
  • Proven step-by-step techniques for planning engaging instructional sequences aligned to the NGSS
  • Outstanding ideas for incorporating engineering into your science instruction

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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