Mission

Customized professional learning and strategic planning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and workforce development for pre-K through secondary education.

About Dean

Dean Gilbert is a Science/STEM Consultant for EDU Consulting LLC. In this position, he administers local to national professional learning, leadership and strategic planning programs to improve science instruction and student achievement…

Services

Single, multiple-day and long term professional training opportunities for teachers and administrators, in addition to strategic planning and new course development for Next Generation Science Standards.

NGSS

Two new NGSS Resources for Instruction

In the latest newsletter from Achieve, I came across two new resources that support NGSS instruction and learning for ALL students. The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has released Using Crosscutting Concepts to Prompt Student Responses to guide…

UC grants Earth/Space Science “d” laboratory credit!

It’s been a long time coming, but the UC system has finally granted Earth/Space Science “d” laboratory credit.  The traditional science “trilogy,” of biology, chemistry and physics has now become a “quartet” that includes Earth/Space Science as a rigorous, discipline-specific…

Achieve Releases Criteria to Guide Assessment Development

Check out the new resource just released by Achieve, Criteria For Procuring and Evaluating High-Quality and Aligned Summative Science Assessments.  This resource provides a set of criteria that can be used to develop and evaluate new statewide summative assessments designed…