Next Generation Science Standards Archives - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Next Generation Science Standards


The Illinois Math and Science Academy in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is pleased to provide FREE Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) professional development for K-3 science teachers across the state of Illinois. Teachers will participate in a one day immersive experience engaging in model science lessons, the significant shifts with NGSS, and a deeper understanding of three dimensional teaching.

All teachers will receive the needed supplies and manipulatives to immediately implement these lessons.

Professional Development sessions will be offered in Decatur, Centralia, and Aurora.

Decatur ROE

  • Kindergarten – September 11
  • First Grade – September 12
  • Second Grade – September 13
  • Third Grade – September 14

Aurora IMSA

  • Kindergarten – September 18
  • First Grade – September 19
  • Second Grade – September 25
  • Third Grade – September 26

Centralia Kaskaskia College

  • Kindergarten – October 29
  • First Grade – October 30
  • Second Grade – November 1
  • Third Grade – November 2

Additional details will be provided on the registration form. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.