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SCIENCE: K-12
Welcome to the Science K-12 Professional Development and Resource page!  Here you will find information about the proposed NYS Science Learning Standards, resources available through our Regional Center for Science and Math, as well as regional professional development opportunities.
 
Select workshop titles below to learn about and register for these professional development opportunities!
 
NYS Science Learning Standards
New York adopted new Science Standards, effective July 2017.  These standards are based on the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards.  The link below will take you to the NYS Science Learning Standards, but it is also recommended that you familiarize yourself with appendices of the Next Generation Science Standards included as a link below.
Regional Center for Science and Math
The PD&RC's Regional Center for Science and Math provides subscribing districts with access to:
  • Over 80 kits which include lessons and materials to enhance classroom content.
  • Portable Planetarium 
  • Robotics kits that include sets of Dash & Dot, Cubelets, and Ozobots.

Select this link to learn more about these exciting Science & Math Resources, and to book the Portable Planetarium!

NYS Elementary/Intermediate Testing Schedule - Science
 TEST
 
ADMINISTRATION
DATES
MAKE-UP
DATES
SCORING DATES
 
                 
Gr 4 Performance Test 
 May 22 - May 31
 Must be given within testing window

June 13

Gr 8 Performance Test

May 22 - May 31 
 Must be given within testing window

June 13

Gr 4 Written Test
June 3 June 4 - June 7

June 13

Gr 8 Written Test
June 3 
June 4 - June 7

June 13

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions and information about Science Professional Development & Resources, please contact:
 
Maureen Smith
Professional Development Specialist, Science
Phone: (607)763-3601
 
Kerri Bullock
Director
Phone: (607)766-3782

 


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