Professional Learning Resources

  • Getting Energized with Engineering

    Getting Energized with Engineering

    The ACOE Core Learning Team presented, "Getting Energized with Engineering" at the #CASTEAM Symposium in San Francisco, CA. renewable energy solutions. See how engineering can be grounded in the context of this 5E lesson aligned to the NGSS energy and engineering performance expectations.

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  • Professional Learning Opportunities

    Learn about upcoming PD opportunities, and access other sources for inspiration and knowledge.

    Workshops and Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities

    •  New Science PD Series: 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.
      • 12/8/20 Scientific Sensemaking During Elementary Distance Learning
      • 01/14/21 Making Phenomenon Based Inquiry and Discourse Happen in an Elementary Virtual Classroom
    • 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.
  • Contact California Science

    Dawn OConnor Dawn O'Connor
    Director of STEM
    Director, Science Partnership
    (510) 670-4189
    dawno@acoe.org
    Channon Jackson

    Channon Jackson
    Science Program Manager
    (510) 670-4122
    cjackson@acoe.org

    Pam Schaffer

    Pam Schaffer
    Science Program Manager
    (510) 670-4269
    pschaffer@acoe.org