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Summit Program

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

7:30-8:00 Breakfast - at NOAA facility

8:00-9:00 Welcome & Introductions:

Louisa Koch (NOAA), Ed Robeck (AGI), Susan Sullivan (CIRES & NAGT), Aida Awad (Maine East High School & NAGT)

Opening remarks: Executive directors Pat Leahy (AGI) and Cathy Manduca (NAGT)

9:00-10:00 Plenary session: The intent of NGSS in ESS - The ideal vision (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 37.5MB Apr29 15) (session notes)

Michael Wysession, Washington University St. Louis

10:00-10:15 break & networking

10:15-11:45 Breakout session - Prioritizing identified needs of the ESS community

11:45-12:45 lunch in NOAA facility

12:45-1:45 Plenary Session: Many facets of a change initiative (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 3.5MB Apr29 15) (session notes)

Stephen Pruitt, Achieve, Inc.

1:45-3:15 Breakout session - Asset Analysis

3:15-3:30 break & networking

3:30-4:30 Whole group: Gallery Walk & conversations about community assets

4:30-5:00 Summary of the day: roadcheck and feedback

Thursday, April 30, 2015

8:00-8:30 Breakfast - at NOAA facility

8:30-8:45 Share themes from Wednesday, Today's agenda

8:45-9:45 Roundtable discussions: State-level Department of Education and Big District facilitators

9:45-10:45 Plenary session: Implementing Standards in a Complex System (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 11.1MB Apr30 15) (session notes)

Heidi Schweingruber, National Academy of Science

10:45-11:00 break & networking

11:00-12:00 Breakout session: What networking resources does the ESS community have that are useful in this work? What do we need to develop?

12:00-1:00 lunch in NOAA facility

1:00-2:30 Panel discussion: Teacher readiness

2:30-2:45 break & networking

2:45-3:00 And Example of Collective Impact in Climate Literacy (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 30.2MB Apr30 15)

Tamara Shapiro Ledley, TERC

3:00-4:30 Breakout session: Short- and Long-term Goals for Stakeholder Groups

4:30-5:00 Summary of the day: characteristics of a successful community, agenda for the community, roadcheck

Friday, May 1, 2015

8:00-8:30 Breakfast - at NOAA facility

8:30-8:45 Share themes from Thursday, Today's agenda

8:45-9:30 Importance of follow through, continuing the work, and commitment from the perspective of AGI / NAGT

Pat Leahy (AGI), Cathy Manduca (NAGT)

9:30-10:15 Individual/Small group work: How is Next Monday Different from last Monday

10:15-10:30 break & networking

10:30-11:15 Plenary session: How can the ESS Community Participate with NSTA Initiatives to support NGSS Implementation?

David Evans, National Science Teachers Association

11:15-12:00 Outlining next steps: Which pieces are what's needed are we prepared to carry forward? What can we commit to?

Final evaluation & feedback

Close of the Summit

12:00 Lunch available in the NOAA facility