Photos from summer 2018 PD

Spring 2020 Training Opportunities

Science Investigations: ACT Aspire and the Arkansas Science Standards - Jan. 15, 2020

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success? Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in planning and carrying out investigations. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Scientific Investigation” of the Science ACT Aspire. Register Here

Interpretation of Data: ACT Aspire and the Arkansas Science Standards - Jan. 22, 2020

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success? Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Interpretation of Data” of the Science ACT Aspire. Register Here

Evaluating Models, Inferences and Experimental Results: ACT Aspire and the Arkansas Science Standards - Jan. 28. 2020

How can engaging in Science and Engineering Practices contribute to student success? Participants will use strategies, tools, and resources to learn how to support students in using and developing scientific models. This practice supports student success as measured through the reporting category, “Evaluating Models, Inferences and Experimental Results” of the Science ACT Aspire. Register Here

K-12 Science/STEM Unit Development

Ready to take the next step in your science instruction? Ready to move from planning lessons to developing units of study and formative assessments? This 6 hour work session will provide educators with the knowledge, tools, and resources to develop grade/course-specific science units. Follow-up support, including the development of formative assessment tasks, will be available throughout the school year. Individual teachers and grade-level teams are welcome.

K-4 Unit Development - Feb. 11, 2020 - Register Here

5-8 Unit Development - Feb. 25, 2020 - Register Here

9-12 Unit Development - Feb. 27, 2020 - Register Here


Contact Information

Corey Adaire

Science Specialist


Services provided include, but are not limited to:

  • Science teacher support
  • Science content knowledge support
  • Providing professional development
  • Locating and developing supplemental teaching resources
  • Assisting with data-driven decision making