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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.


Regional Professional Development - 2017-2018
NYS Science Learning Standards
New York is in the process of adopting new Science Standards.  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 DRAFT 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.
  • Digital Dome (our portable planetarium)
  • Robotics kits that include sets of Dash & Dot, as well as Cubelets

Select this link to learn more about these exciting Science & Math Resources!

NYS Elementary/Intermediate Testing Schedule - Science
 TEST
 
ADMINISTRATION
DATES
MAKE-UP
DATES
SCORING DATES
 
Gr 4 Performance Test
 May 23 - June 1
 Must be given within testing window
May start immediately following administration.
Gr 4 Written Test
June 4
June 5 - 6
May start following the make-up dates.
Gr 8 Performance Test
May 23 - June 1
Must be given within testing window
May start immediately following administration.
Gr 8 Written Test
June 4
 June 5 - 6 May start following the make-up dates. 

 

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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)766-3601
 
Kerri Bullock
Director
Phone: (607)766-3782

 


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