Michigan Science Professional Learning Network

The Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network invites you to participate in the upcoming meeting of the Michigan Science Educators’ Professional Learning Network.

Plan to join your colleagues from around the state as we learn about exciting developments in science education, share our work, and hear important updates from the Michigan Department of Education.

2014-15 MI Sci PLN Meeting

Friday, May 29th, 9am-2pm

Leona Training Center, 2123 University Park Drive, Okemos

Cost: $15 (includes lunch and 4 SCECHs)

New registration system instructions. Registration will close, 12pm, 5/26.

*For remote connections: Please e-mail Lisa Hook, lhook@geneseeisd.org (instructions below do not apply).

Account Creation and Meeting Registration(click link):

  1. Create a log-in and password.

    2. Verify the new account via e-mail (this may take 1/2 hour).

    3. Complete all fields marked with “*”.

    4. At the bottom of the page an amount of $25 is requested. (corrected to $15 in step 7).

    5. In the description box, type the workshop name and date (example: MI SCI PLN 5/29/15).

    6. On the next page, complete the boxes marked with “*”.

    7. In the “cart” box to the right, enter Promo10 in the Promo Code field (the workshop fee should be corrected from $25.00 to $15.00).

    8. Select a payment method, enter the numbers, and submit.

*Please contact Lisa Hook for help with the registration process, (810)591-4876.

Agenda Highlights

  • Updates from MDE and professional organizations
  • Engaging Administrators - referencing Guide to Implementing NGSS (below)
  • A Protocol for Developing a District Vision for Science
  • 2:30-4pm optional collaboration time
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Guide to Implementing the NGSS (2015)

Available for FREE download!

Committee on Guidance on Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards

Board on Science Education

Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education



Washington, D.C.


Math and Science Professional Learning Website

Please visit and contribute to our cooperative Math and Science Professional Learning Website. This is a private site, for select leaders, and is not accessible to the general public. The items shared here have not been vetted and are intended as resources that could be adapted to suit your needs.


MI Sci PLN is an initiative of the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network to enhance communication, encourage cooperation, and inspire collaboration among the members of professional organizations committed to improving science education.

For questions about MI Sci PLN, please contact
James Emmerling, jemmerling@geneseeisd.org
Dave Krebs, dkrebs@muskegonisd.org
Alycia Meriweather, alycia.meriweather@detroitk12.org

Save-the-Dates for 2015-16.

All dates and locations are confirmed!
  • Sept 29, 2015, Gratiot-Isabella RESD, 1131 E. Center Street, Ithaca, MI 48847

  • Nov 9, 2015, Kent ISD, 2930 Knapp Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

  • Jan 26, 2016, Clinton County RESA, 1013 S US Highway 27, Suite A, St Johns, MI 48879

  • May 17, 2016, Genesee ISD, 2413 W. Maple Ave., Flint, MI 48507-3493