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"This day helped me see all the great things going on in the Sciences.”

College Readiness in Science Symposium

The College Readiness in Science Symposium is intended to give high school and college ​science educators a chance to discuss concerns, common practices, and shared goals. Panel discussions will include high school practitioners, professors who teach science, and those who support students in the transition from high school to college.


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  • Defining essential content, skills, and practices
  • Project-based science
  • Course pathways
  • Fostering confidence in students
  • Science communication
  • Standards-based grading in science courses
  • Supporting students who want to pursue science-based careers

This symposium is targeted for anyone who is interested in discussing what it means to prepare (K-16) children for college.

College Readiness in Science Symposium Participant Testimonial

“I heard a lot of things that encourage me to teach my students to be better thinkers rather than regurgitate information."


If you have questions about College Readiness in Science, please email Math and Science Professional Learning Specialist Christina Stefonek at