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Project Title: Strengthening Science Education through a Teacher Learning Continuum

PIN: DBASSE-BOSE-11-04         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
DBASSE Board on Science Education

RSO:
Schweingruber, Heidi

Subject/Focus Area:
Education


Strengthening Science Education through a Teacher Learning Continuum
May 15, 2013 - May 16, 2013
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center
100 Academy Dr.
Irvine, California


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Rebecca Krone
Email: rkrone@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2164
Fax: 202-334-2210


Agenda:

Third Committee Meeting Public Agenda
May 15-16, 2013
Beckman Center, Balboa Room, Irvine, CA

Wednesday, May 15
CLOSED SESSION 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

OPEN SESSION
9:00 AM Welcome and Meeting Overview
• Committee chair Suzanne Wilson (Michigan State University)

9:05 AM National and State Data on the Science Teaching Workforce
• National: Kelli Bird (University of Virginia) (20 minutes)
• New York: Luke Miller (University of Virginia) (20 minutes)
• Florida: Tim Sass (Georgia State University) (20 minutes)
• Committee discussion (25 minutes)

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM International Examples of Systems for Supporting Science Teachers’ Learning
• Australia: John Loughran (Monash University, Australia)
• Japan: Catherine Lewis (Mills College)
• The United Kingdom: Sir John Holman (York University)
• Discussion of cross-national trends: Gerald Le Tendre (Pennsylvania State University)
• Committee discussion

12:30 PM Continue discussions over lunch

1:30 PM How Teachers are Situated in the Enterprise of Teaching
• Committee members Kris Gutierrez (University of Colorado) and Judith Warren Little (University of California, Berkeley)
• Committee discussion

2:30 PM A Bird’s-Eye View of Professional Development: Discussion with Science Teachers, Administrators, and Science Specialists
In this roundtable discussion, science teachers, school and district administrators, and district-level curriculum or science specialists will discuss successful efforts to support science teachers’ learning over their careers and answer questions from the committee.
• Ford Morishita, Science Specialist, Science & Math Education Resource Center ESD 112, Vancouver Washington
• Mary Lynn Riggs, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Franklin West Supervisory Union, Fairfax, Vermont
• Katherine Ward, Biology Teacher, Aragon High School, San Mateo, California
• Carol Williamson, UKanTeach Master Teacher, University of Kansas; former Science Coordinator, Olathe Unified School District, Olathe, Kansas

3:30 PM Adjourn open session

CLOSED SESSION 3:45 PM – 8:30 PM


Thursday, May 16
CLOSED SESSION 7:15 AM – 12:00 PM



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Davis
Betsy
Evans
Zoe
Gamoran
Adam (via telephone)
Gutiérrez
Kris
Hooper
Paula
Little
Judith Warren
Luft
Julie
Miller
Barbara
Roth
Kathleen
Shapiro
Irwin (via telephone)
Shields
Patrick
Wilson
Suzanne (chair)
Windschitl
Mark
Wyckoff
James


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee discussed the open session presentations, the draft commissioned papers, and the draft of the report.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Draft chapters of their report and the draft outlines produced by the commissioned paper authors.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 21, 2013