MISciPLN Registration for 11.02.2022

Science consultant / leader friends!

We are looking forward to seeing you at our first MI Sci PLN meeting of the school year. It will be held via Zoom on November 2, 2022 (note the date change). If you register now, using this link, all registration costs will be covered by our new MDE Science Education Consultant, Leanne Weber. That’s right, a $500 value – absolutely FREE! What a wonderful show of support from our friends at MDE for our amazing community. Thank you, Leanne!

This meeting will feature,

  • An introduction to our new MDE Science Education Consultant, Leanne Weber by Dr. Delsa Chapman the MDE Deputy Superintendent.
  • A dialogue session featuring the course-based PLC research of our very own, Dr. Morrison Thomas.
  • A second dialogue session featuring some of our science education consultant friends sharing their work to support teachers.
  • Other state and national updates from our MI Sci PLN friends around the state.

…And that’s all before lunch.

After lunch we will join in an EdCamp to discuss, “How do we support the implementation of 3D instruction under current constraints?”

2021-22 SAVE-the-DATES:

All meetings will be from 9am – 3pm virtually.

  • November 2, 2022 (registration linked)
  • January 24, 2023
  • March 15, 2023
  • May 19, 2023

What is s MI Sci PLN you ask?

MI Sci PLN is a learning community for PK-20 science education professionals whose responsibilities may include leading implementation efforts, delivering teacher professional learning programs, curriculum and assessment design, and pre-service teacher preparation for the purpose of enhancing communication, encouraging cooperation, and inspiring collaboration. Community members meet to share their work, learn about exciting efforts around the state, and hear important updates (ex., MI Sci PLN Agenda & MI Sci PLN Updates, May 20, 2022). It is led by representatives of groups committed to science education from across the state, including, MDE, MiSTEM, MMSLN, MSELA, MSTA, ISD/RESAs, universities, and independent consultants, each with connections to national science education leadership to ensure the entire community shares a vision for science education, is well informed, connected, and is prepared to lead efforts in their area of influence.

In essence, it’s an amazing community of supportive and very cool people that will help you do your job better. Trust me!

See you soon!

James

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