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View our NGSS Webinar Series!

Webinar Series Recordings:

Making Sense of NGSS for Maine Science Educators

May 2015 – Background, Relevance, Support Recording:

Aug. 2015 – Understanding the Architecture of a Standard Recording: Recording:

Jan. 2016 - NGSS Implementation for Grades K-2 Recording:

March 2016 - NGSS Implementation for Grades 3-5 Recording:

April 2016 - NGSS Implementation for Grades 6-8 Recording:

NGSS Implementation for Grades 9-12

May 2016 - 

Resources for STEM educators:
Achieve Releases Classroom Sample Assessment Tasks for the Next Generation Science Standards! Sample Tasks Demonstrate Ways Middle and High School Teachers Can Combine Content from NGSS and the Common Core State Standard

For other readings visit NSTA Recommends

MSTA's Partner STEM Associations:

Upcoming Events!

14 Jan 2017 9:00 AM • State House, Augusta, ME 04330
08 May 2017 • Statewide
Science News!

You are invited to attend a Project Learning Tree/ecomaine K-8 Workshop on December 16, 2016.   The announcement is attached, we look forward to seeing you there!


Pat Maloney

PLT State Coordinator 

The Internet Experts at have just launched a new $1,000 teacher grant. The grant is open to college professors and school teachers and asks applicants to write a 300-450 word essay or create a 1-2 minute video that explains how they or their students use internet-connected technology in the classroom. More details and the online application form can be found here:

We ask that you please be sure to share this opportunity via your website. The deadline to apply is February 3rd, 2017.

Christopher Virgil

Community Relations Manager

AT&T dealer,

206 College St, Unit 28

Applications are now open for the 2017 CDC Science Ambassador Fellowship!


The competitive fellowship is for teachers and educational leaders interested in bringing public health into current middle- and high- school classrooms. It includes a 5-day summer course (July 10-14, 2017) at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, GA and a 1-year distance-based professional development opportunity. Applications are due February 15, 2017.


For more information, please see the attachments or visit our website. We look forward to your application. Please share these materials with other teachers and educational leaders in your network who may be interested. 


Career Paths to Public Health

Epidemiology Workforce Branch

Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (DSEPD)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services (CSELS)

Office of Public Health Scientific Services (OPHSS)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

1600 Clifton Road MS E92 | Atlanta, GA 30333

Over the last three years the Hour of Code has reached more than 100 million students in over 180 countries. Last year, you helped make this the largest learning event in history, with record participation from girls and underrepresented minorities.

This year, help us reach every student with the opportunity to learn.

Sign up your classroom today and get ready to do an Hour of Code with your class!

Teachers who join the movement early will also get a free kit with inspirational posters featuring young tech entrepreneurs for their classrooms!

Click here for a flyer or to register!

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