MEDIA CONTACT:
Jeff Krinks, Adventure Science Center
(615) 401-5059
 
 
Adventure Science Center to Host
Next Generation Science Standards Focus Group
 
 
 
WHEN:           Tuesday, Jan. 15, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:         Adventure Science Center
                        800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN
 
WHO:              Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators or stakeholders

RSVP:             jhasselbring@adventuresci.com
 
INFO:              Adventure Science Center will host a focus group to garner feedback on the second (and final) draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). All science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators or stakeholders are invited to attend.
 
                        The second draft of the NGSS opened for feedback on Jan. 8 and will remain open until Jan. 29. All interested parties are encouraged to review the draft and provide feedback to the Lead States (which includes Tennessee) and NGSS writers. The new standards are due to be completed in March.
 
                        The focus group session hosted by Adventure Science Center will include a light dinner, and space is limited. Anyone interested in attending should contact Jeri Hasselbring at jhasselbring@adventuresci.com to reserve a spot.
                       
                        For more information on the NGSS, visit http://www.nextgenscience.org/
 
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