Professional Development

Science Ambassador Blog: Weather and the Metric System: Tools for Teaching Success

Published on: April 1, 2019

Note: The Science Ambassador Blog will showcase articles by our NSSTA Science Ambassadors who attended the 2018 Reno NSTA Conference.  The following blog is by Region 1 Science Ambassador, Chrystaunia Duquette.  Weather and the Metric System: Tools for Teaching Success By: Chrystaunia Duquette   Would you like to your students to learn more about weather and how to relate to …

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CCSD Webinars

Published on: December 17, 2018

Just in case you missed it! After each Webinar – we will post the YouTube of the conversations. Links are to the right! Enjoy!    

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Science Ambassador Blog: NSTA at Reno – A Blast for this Region III Educator

Published on: October 29, 2018

There’s only one thing more enjoyable than laughing and learning with my fellow teachers, and this is laughing and learning with my fellow SCIENCE teachers!  What an inspiring educational experience.  I’m so grateful for the opportunity to attend such a wonderful event. It was fitting to start the conference with our keynote speaker, Shah Selbe, a National Geographic Explorer and …

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Project NEVADA-S

Published on: December 6, 2016

Project NEVADA-S (Networking Educators’ Visions Across Distances to Advance Science) was a Mathematics and Science Partnership grant designed to provide a professional development pathway to support over 120 K-3 and 6-8 grade science teachers from public, private, and charter schools in Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, Storey and Washoe Counties. Project NEVADA-S was directed by a leadership team comprised of …

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Project FOCCUS

Published on: June 10, 2015

Project Focusing On Crosscutting Concepts to Understand Science (FOCCUS) is a Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grant project. In March 2014, the Nevada Department of Education announced the selection and funding awarded for Project FOCCUS through the federally funded Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grants program. MSP grant funds are awarded through a highly competitive process to programs with aim …

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