• Professional Learning Opportunities

    Our science team provides professional development opportunities to educators across the county to ensure that students are equipped with skills to attain high levels of science achievement across content areas.

    Upcoming Workshops and Professional Learning 

    Inclusive Science Community

    This four-part learning series is designed to support K-12 teachers to establish a classroom culture inclusive of all learners. Participants will explore how student engagement, agency, and student choice promote inclusive classrooms. At the end of the series, participants will develop a strategic plan to implement in their own teaching.

    Instructional Coaching Community of Practice

    Monthly Community of Practice that brings instructional coaches, TOSA’s, and other instructional staff together to discuss effective instructional coaching strategies, and to provide content-specific support and networking in the Arts, ELA/ELD, H-SS, Math, and Science.

     Recent Events

    Science Community of Practice

    Closed: Science Community of Practice Site administrators, TOSAs, and lead teachers are invited to join the ACOE science department in a community of practice that builds content expertise and supports the implementation of NGSS in a virtual setting. Interested in joining? Click here for more information.


    Creating Robust Learning Environments  

    Closed:  Creating Robust Learning Environments for K5 Science Learners during Distance Learning. Please join us for this three-part professional learning series that focuses on the elementary classroom and how to support ALL learners to engage in rich discourse about scientific phenomena.

    Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/NGSS4Elementary

  • Contact California Science

    Dawn OConnor Dawn O'Connor
    Director of STEM
    Director, Science Partnership
    (510) 670-4189
    Channon Jackson

    Channon Jackson
    Science Program Manager
    (510) 670-4122

    Pam Schaffer

    Pam Schaffer
    Science Program Manager
    (510) 670-4269