CA NGSS Collaborative

A Statewide Collaborative Supporting NGSS Implementation in California

Designed to support the implementation of the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS), the CA NGSS Collaborative was formed in 2015. The CA NGSS Collaborative is a joint effort of the California Department of Education, California Science Project, California Association of Science Educators, CCSESA, and the K-12 Alliance @WestEd. Together the Collaborative develops and delivers the statewide NGSS Rollouts and in 2018 developed and released the California NGSS Toolkit for Instructional Material Evaluation (CA NGSS TIME).

K12 Alliance


CA NGSS Collaborative Resources

Upcoming Events

    Building Student Sensemaking Through Disciplinary Literacy
    The California NGSS Statewide Implementation: Building Student Sensemaking Through Disciplinary Literacy is an online professional learning experience designed for K-12 academic coaches, administrators, curriculum leads, and teacher leaders to deepen their understanding and implementation of teaching practices to advance student science understanding.

    The online experience is 12 hours in total and is offered with different meeting options during the school year (see below for dates and times). The learning sessions are divided into four science and literacy-specific strands (reading, notebooking, discourse, and argumentation). Choose from the following dates:
January 28-29, 2021
Register by: January 6
February 22-25, 2021
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Register by: February 1
March 16, 18, 23 & 25, 2021
8:30am - 11:30am
Register by: February 22

Additional Details:
Download Information flyer
CA NGSS Statewide Implementation website


Past Events
See tabs in the resources archive below for more information.

  • CA NGSS Rollout #6: Environmental Literacy (Fall 2019)
  • CA NGSS High School Summit (May 2018)
  • Accelerating Into NGSS #1.5: (Winter 2017 - Spring 2018)
  • CA NGSS Rollout #4: Using the CA Science Framework (April - December 2017)
  • CA NGSS Rollout #3: From Transition to Implementation (April - December 2016)
  • CA NGSS Rollout #2: From Awareness to Transition (April - December 2015)
  • CA NGSS Rollout #1: CA NGSS Awareness (April - December 2014)