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

Evaluating Cognitive Complexity in Science Assessments

Achieve has released a new publication, A Framework to Evaluate Cognitive Complexity in Science Assessments, which focuses on a new approach to capture and communicate the complexity of summative assessment items and tasks designed for three-dimensional standards. This framework can…

OpenSciEd: FREE NGSS-aligned Resource Units

A group of state education agencies, working with school districts, classroom educators, experienced science curriculum developers and the science education community, created and field tested a complete set of robust, research-based, open-source science instructional materials that are aligned to the…

Training Dates for “TIME”

Statewide trainings for California‚Äôs Toolkit for Instructional Materials Evaluation (TIME) are now available to district teams moving forward with their science adoption. Based on comprehensive, collaborative work by CSTA, CISC, K-12 Alliance, California Science Project and County Offices of Education,…