NGSS Curriculum Unit Development Institute

Established in partnership with the State Department of Education and RESCs, the NGSS Curriculum Unit Development Institute is the premier curriculum development offering in CT.

NGSS Curriculum Unit Development Institute

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Curriculum Unit Development Institute (CUDI) provides the skills and tools needed to develop units that target core criteria established by the NGSS authors in the EQuIP: Science rubric. At the end of the PD, participants also leave with a framework for their first new NGSS unit and detailed lesson descriptions in the state-approved template.
Audience: Science and curriculum leaders (not meant for all teachers);
Prerequisite: The Practice of NGSS, NGSX: Intro. to 3-D Learning, or equivalent
Enrollment: Two or more unit design teams
Duration: 35 hours (typically 5 days) in close proximity
Location: Open sessions: at the Science Center
Partner sessions: typically in your district
Format: Working in teams on a structured, vetted, five-part process
Facilitation: Connecticut Science Center Professional Development Specialists
Cost: Open sessions: $900 per participant
Partner sessions: Competitively priced based on group size and travel costs

Session Offerings:Register Here

Contact Nick Balisciano, Director of Programs and the Mandell Academy, at 860-520-2193 or nbalisciano@CTScienceCenter.org for more information and a custom quote.