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With the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19), all live in-person events are being presented in a live online format. Learn More

2 Day Event:
Mar 10, 2021 - Mar 11
Start Time:
Online at
8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Pacific
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Other Event Dates:
3/8/216 am PDT
Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$479
Live Online Event:


Program Guarantee:
We stand behind the high quality of our programs by providing the following unconditional guarantee:

If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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This event will be presented as a Live Online Event.

Two-Day Conference:
Next Generation Science Standards Conference (Grades 6-12)

Presented by EXPERT SCIENCE INSTRUCTORS

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

NGSS Strategies for In-Class and Online!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Strategies for In-Class, Online and Hybrid Learning Environments
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Brad Fulton is a highly experienced science and math educator with over 30 years of teaching experience and was chosen as Teacher of the Year in his state. He is known throughout the United States for his motivating and engaging presentations that are filled with easy-to-teach, yet academically rich activities for busy teachers. He is a frequent presenter at conferences and schools throughout the country.

Elizabeth (Liz) Mirra is a science instructional coach and a middle and high school science educator. She was involved in reviewing and providing feedback on the Next Generation Science Standards throughout their development and has worked with numerous school districts providing professional development on best science practices and assistance with aligning curriculum to the new NGSS standards. Elizabeth is the recipient of the prestigious President's Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.

Marjorie (Marge) Porter is an exemplary science teacher and education consultant, committed to instructional excellence and the creative use of technology to enhance and support student learning. Marjorie has presented outstanding professional development seminars, both regionally and nationally, on a variety of NGSS topics. She is a highly experienced science teacher, national presenter and author with a passion for phenomena-driven inquiry and the NGSS.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

Who Should Attend

Educators Who Teach Science in Grades 6-12: Classroom Teachers, Department Heads, Science Specialists, and Administrators

About BER Live Online Events

With the current health challenges, all BER in-person PD events are currently being presented in a Live Online format:

  • Outstanding Instructors
    All programs are led by outstanding BER national trainers
  • Extensive Resource Handbooks
    You'll have access to an extensive digital Resource Handbook before, during and after your seminar
  • Highly Interactive
    You'll be able to ask questions in real time and interact with the instructor and other participants
  • Program Guarantee
    As we have for 43 years, we guarantee the high quality of our programs. If you are not satisfied, we'll give you a 100% refund.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive NGSS Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive NGSS digital 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 rigorous science content and practice standards in-class or online including those aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Innovative strategies for integrating the science and engineering practices and crosscutting concepts into your science instruction in class or online
  • Proven step-by-step techniques for planning engaging instructional sequences aligned to the NGSS
  • Outstanding ideas for incorporating engineering into your science instruction
  • STEM-related career choices to use with students

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits 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
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

   
 
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