The Bremerton School District has received a five-year grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA). The purpose of this grant is to increase Science achievement for military-connected students and all students.
The grant activities will include:
- A full-time instructional coach for Science for elementary school teachers
- Professional development for teachers in Science
- Developing, updating, and aligning Science resources to the NGSS Science standards
- Online resources and professional development for teachers
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) supports programs that aim to increase student achievement in military-connected local education agencies (LEAs) and ease the challenges and transitions that students face due to their parents' military service. Since 2009, DoDEA has awarded 186 grants, totaling more than $220 million. These grants serve more than 750,000 students, including 260,000 military-connected students in more than 1,150 schools. DoDEA Science Achievement is the first grant Bremerton has received from DoDEA.
BSD State of Science
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Next Generation Science Standards
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are the K-12 Science standards for students in Washington. Click Here to learn more.
DoDEA Education Activity
Read more about Department of Defense Education Activity and support for military-connected families and students.
Click Here for information on Online Independent Professional Development for science instruction!