Science Standards Review Updates


September 8th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – September Update

On September 6, the Science Standards Revision Working Group made great progress in revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 27 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 24 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools and 1 private school. Participants were from 7 Arizona counties: Apache, Graham, Maricopa, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma.

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We are still accepting applications from K-12 educators, post-secondary science content and science education researchers/instructors and parents and community members to serve on the working groups. New working group members are selected to participate throughout the entire revision process.

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August 1st, 2017

Parent and Community Volunteers Needed!

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Would you like to get more involved with K-12 Science Education? Apply today to serve as a parent or community volunteer on the K-12 Science Standards Focus Group. The ADE is now accepting applications from parents and community members from across the state that are interested in contributing to the revision of the K-12 Science Standards. The first focus group is scheduled to meet in mid-October.

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July 14th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – July Update

On July 13-14, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 33 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 31 districts/schools, including 1 charter school and 2 private schools. Participants were from 6 Arizona counties: Gila, Maricopa, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma.

Download the July 13-14, 2017 agenda
Download the July 13-14, 2017 presentation

We are still accepting applications from K-12 educators, post-secondary science content and science education researchers/instructors and parents and community members to serve on the working groups. New working group members are selected to participate throughout the entire revision process.

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June 30th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – June Update

On June 28, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 25 Arizona educators participated, representing 3 institutes of higher education, 20 districts (21 schools), and 1 charter school. Participants were from 5 Arizona counties: Apache, Coconino, Maricopa, Pima, and Yavapai.

Download the June 28, 2017 agenda
Download the June 28, 2017 presentation

We are still accepting applications from K-12 educators, post-secondary science content and science education researchers/instructors and parents and community members to serve on the working groups. New working group members are selected to participate throughout the entire revision process.

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May 31st, 2017

Science Standards Revision – May Update

On May 31, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 27 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education and 25 districts/schools, including 3 charter schools. Participants represented 7 Arizona counties: Apache, Coconino, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, and Pinal.

Applications to serve on parent/community and educator working groups are accepted throughout the entire revision process. Click here for more information or to apply.

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April 28th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – April Update

On April 27, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 26 Arizona educators participated, representing 1 institute of higher education and 25 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools. Participants represented 7 Arizona counties: Coconino, Graham, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, and Pinal.

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March 24th, 2017

Science Standards Revision – March Update

On March 22, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 28 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education and 25 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools. Participants represented 6 Arizona counties: Apache, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma.

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Applications to serve on the working groups are accepted throughout the entire revision process. Click here for more information or to apply.

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February 23rd, 2017

Science Standards Revision February Update

The Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards

On February 22, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to continue the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 23 Arizona educators participated, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 21 districts/schools, including 2 charter schools. Participants represented 3 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, and Apache.

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January 25th, 2017

Parent and Community Member Participation in Standards Working Group

Parents and Community Members who wish to participate in standards working groups should submit an online application. This application is for individuals who do not currently work within the K-12 school system or within institutes of higher education. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the development and revision process. The ADE is currently accepting applications to participate in science and social studies working groups.

Parent and Community Member Volunteer Working Group Application Upon review of applications, participants who meet the desired qualifications may be selected for working groups.

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January 24th, 2017

Science Standards Revision Updates

On January 23, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to begin the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 28 Arizona educators braved inclement weather and were able to attend and participate, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 22 districts/schools, and 3 charter schools. Participants represented 7 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yuma, Cochise, Yavapai, and Navajo.

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