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Making Connections: PA Department of Education STEELS Standards and the MWEE

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Making Connections: PA Department of Education STEELS Standards and the MWEE

February 23 , 12:30 PM 3:30 PM EST

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  • Part 1: Virtual half-day session, 12:30–3:30 p.m.
  • Part 2: Full day in-person session. Pick the session closest to you:
    • Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Pattan East (Malvern)
    • Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Pattan Central (Harrisburg)
    • Thursday, March 2, 2023, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Pattan West (Pittsburgh)
  • Audience: School leaders such as curriculum coordinators, principals, science department heads, teacher leaders, intermediate unit staff, and non-formal environmental education providers that work with schools.
  • Cost: FREE. Act 48 hours and lunch are provided!

Space is limited!

The newly adopted Pennsylvania Integrated Standards for Science, Technology & Engineering, and Environmental Literacy and Sustainability (STEELS) were developed jointly to ensure consistency, coherence, and a cohesive K–12 integrated approach to science education in the Commonwealth.

The STEELS Hub provides educators with the resources to implement and support the new standards. At this hub, formal educators, school administrators, and non-formal educators can find the new standards, curriculum frameworks, instructional and curriculum resources, opportunities for professional development, assessment, and safety guidelines. More resources continue to be added.

A FREE 2-Day Professional Development for Educators

The new STEELS standards are a powerful framework for student-centered learning. Join colleagues from across Pennsylvania to engage with the new standards and explore connections to the Meaningful Watershed Education Experience (MWEE).

Pennsylvania Department of Education, NOAA, Stroud Water Research Center, and Pennsylvania Sea Grant staff look forward to seeing education leaders from across the state and helping schools prepare to implement the new standards!

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