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2018 Science Standards Training

In the 2018-2019 school year, Tennessee schools will implement and assess the new Tennessee Academic Standards for Science. The department is excited to offer differentiated training and support for districts, school leaders, and teachers around the new Science standards. All trainings will include face-to-face components as well as virtual materials to support differentiation and ongoing collaboration and learning.

A complete list of summer standards training offerings and locations is available here.

Registration is now open to the public. Register for Science, Fine Arts, or Math summer training here.

Overview

The department also offered training for content leaders. This training equipped a team of 3 district designated content leaders to facilitate training for school leaders and teachers to prepare them for implementation of the revised standards.

Materials

Materials are available on the TDOE SharePoint site.

Overview

District teams attended a one-day training in December of 2017. The training provided a broad overview of the new Tennessee Academic Standards for Science and delivered content based on how districts can best support their schools and educators.

Materials

Materials are available on the TDOE SharePoint site.

Overview

In June of 2018, the department will offer training for school leaders on the new Tennessee Academic Standards for Science. The training will focus on the three components of the new standards: Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts and setting expectations for classroom instruction and how to observe and evaluate teachers in alignment with the new standards.

Intended Audience

All K-12 school leaders

Courses Offered

There will be elementary and secondary courses offered.

Registration

Registration will open to districts on Wednesday, April 10. Each district will have an allocated number of seats, please see the table below.

District Size Leader Training Allocation
Fewer than 2,000 students 
4 teachers
2,000–4,999 students 
8 teachers
5,000–9,999 students 
16 teachers
10,000+ students 
32 teachers

Dates & Locations

Training will take place regionally across the state June 20-21, 2018. School leader training will be delivered in two, one day cohorts.

  • Cohort 1 will meet June 20, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cohort 2 will meet June 21, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Training Site Location
Jefferson County High School 115 West Dumplin Valley Road, Dandridge, TN 37725
Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle 2141 Harrison Avenue, Lenoir City, TN 37771
Science Hill High School 1509 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City, TN 37604
Rossview High School 1237 Rossview Rd., Clarksville, TN 37043
LaVergne High School 250 Wolverine Trail, La Vergne, TN 37086
Milan Middle School 4040 Middle Road, Milan, TN 38358
Lawrence County High School 1800 Springer Road, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Walker Valley High School 750 Lauderdale Memorial Hwy.,  Cleveland, TN 37312
Arlington High School 5475 Airline Road, Arlington, TN 38002
Liberty Technology Magnet 3470 Ridgecrest Rd Exd,  Jackson, TN 38305
Prescott South Middle School 1859 South Jefferson, Cookeville, TN 38501    

Materials

Materials will be available late June on the TDOE SharePoint site.

Overview

In June of 2018, the department will offer training for teachers on the new Tennessee Academic Standards for Science. Training sessions will be organized by grade level and will focus on the three components of the new standards: Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts.

Intended Audience

All K-8 Science, Biology, and Chemistry teachers

Courses Offered

Courses will be offered by grade-level for teachers.

Registration

Registration will open to districts on Wednesday, April 10. Each district will have an allocated number of seats, please see the table below.

District Size Teacher Training Allocation
Fewer than 2,000 students 
16 teachers
2,000–4,999 students 
32 teachers
5,000–9,999 students 
64 teachers
10,000+ students 
128 teachers

Dates & Locations

Training will take place regionally across the state June 19-22, 2018. Teacher training will be delivered in two, two-day cohorts.

  • Cohort 1 will meet June 19-20, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cohort 2 will meet June 21-22, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Training Site Location
Jefferson County High School 115 West Dumplin Valley Road, Dandridge, TN 37725
Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle 2141 Harrison Avenue, Lenoir City, TN 37771
Science Hill High School 1509 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City, TN 37604
Rossview High School 1237 Rossview Rd., Clarksville, TN 37043
LaVergne High School 250 Wolverine Trail, La Vergne, TN 37086
Milan Middle School 4040 Middle Road, Milan, TN 38358
Lawrence County High School 1800 Springer Road, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Walker Valley High School 750 Lauderdale Memorial Hwy, Cleveland, TN 37312
Arlington High School 5475 Airline Road, Arlington, TN 38002
Liberty Technology Magnet 3470 Ridgecrest Rd Exd, Jackson, TN 38305
Prescott South Middle School 1859 South Jefferson, Cookeville, TN 38501    

Materials

Materials will be available late June on the TDOE SharePoint site.