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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
September 12, 2013 - September 13, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



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:


Agenda:

Thursday, September 12
National Academy of Sciences Building, Room 125
2101 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC

CLOSED SESSION: 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

OPEN SESSION
9:15 AM Welcome and Overview
o Suzanne Wilson, committee chair, University of Connecticut

9:30 AM Deploying Resources for Science Teachers’ Professional Learning: State-Level Decision-Making
o Ellen Ebert, State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
o John Olson, Minnesota Department of Education
o Eric Rhoades, Virginia Department of Education
o Sam Shaw, South Dakota Department of Education

10:15 AM Deploying Resources for Science Teachers’ Professional Learning: District-Level Decision-Making
o Pauline Dow, Austin Independent School District

10:45 AM Break

11:00 AM Invited Responses to Panel Discussions (5 minutes each)
o David Evans, National Science Teachers Association
o Melanie Hobbs, American Federation of Teachers
o Mike Kaspar, National Education Association

11:15 AM Open Discussion of State and District-Level Decision Making

12:00 PM Continue discussions over lunch

12:55 PM Adjourn open session

CLOSED SESSION: 1:00 PM – 8:30 PM


Friday, September 13
Keck Center Room 201, 500 5th Street, NW, Washington, DC
CLOSED SESSION 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Suzanne Wilson (Chair)
University of Connecticut
Storrs
CT
Betsy Davis
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor
MI
Zoe Evans
Central Middle School
Carrollton
GA
Adam Gamoran
William T. Grant Foundation
New York
NY
Kris Gutiérrez
University of Colorado
Boulder
CO
Paula Hooper
Institute for Inquiry at the Exploratorium
San Francisco
CA
Judith Warren Little
University of California
Berkeley
CA
Julie Luft
University of Georgia
Athens
GA
Barbara Miller
Education Development Center
Waltham
MA
Kathleen Roth
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study
Colorado Springs
CO
Irwin Shapiro
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Cambridge
MA
Patrick Shields
SRI International
Menlo Park
CA
Warren Simmons
Brown University
Providence
RI (day 1)
Mark Windschitl
University of Washington
Seattle
WA (via phone day 2)
James Wyckoff
University of Virginia
Charlottesville
VA
Carla Zembal-Saul
Pennsylvania State University
University Park
PA


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The draft report and presentations given in the open sessions.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
The draft of the report and the papers commissioned for this project (available online to the public).

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: October 3, 2013