Big Goals for Pennsylvania K-12 Science Education in the New Year


Pennsylvania’s education system saw major changes in 2022 with the adoption new learning goals for grades K–12 known as the Science, Technology, Engineering, Environment Literacy and Sustainability (STEELS) standards. To prepare students for this shift in the classroom, education leaders are investing in their science programs by launching another year of work in the Pennsylvania Science Education Leaders (PennSEL) Network, a group of regional teams working to transform science teaching and learning across the commonwealth. The PennSEL Network was launched in 2021 by NextGenScience, a project dedicated to advancing quality science education at the nonprofit agency WestEd. NextGenScience worked with [...]