NGSS Michigan Introductory Event

Materials from Introduction to NGSS session, May 28, 2013

On Tuesday May 28, 2013, over 800 school administrators, science teachers, teacher preparation/certification faculty, and other educational leaders from throughout Michigan gathered for a day-long conference to introduce the proposed Next Generation Science Standards, which are currently pending adoption by the Michigan State Board of Education.

The agenda included:

  • An overview of Michigan’s Next Generation Science Standards
  • Special presentations by: Stephen Pruitt, Achieve Inc., Joseph Krajcik, CREATE for STEM, Michigan State University, Michigan Department of Education and other educational leaders.
  • Interactive breakouts by grade level
  • Subject-specific sessions to gain a deeper understanding of the standards

This website archives the videos of the general sessions, all handouts and PowerPoint presentations, and links to relevant resources.