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Organizational Info

Who we are

WestEd’s K-12 Alliance and NextGenScience work with partners to offer NextGen TIME, a suite of professional learning tools and processes designed for leaders to support educators in the collaborative, evidence-based evaluation of science instructional materials for the purposes of selecting materials designed for today’s science standards. NextGen TIME helps leaders prepare for the selection process, conduct the evaluation of materials, and plan for the implementation of the selected program.

Our team

11–20 facilitators/coaches

11-25% are non-white

Where we work

We have worked here

We are also willing to work here

Types of districts that we have experience working with

  • Traditional District
  • Charter
  • Private
  • Parochial
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Fewer than 2,500 students
  • 2,500 to 10,000 students
  • 10,000 to 50,000 students
  • 50,001 to 100,000 students
  • More than 100,000 students
  • Greater than 60% of economically disadvantaged students
  • Greater than 20% of English language learners
  • Greater than 20% of students with disability
  • Greater than 80% students of color

Why is this important?

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Three sample clients

Sample professional learning services

Long-term services

  • Our curriculum adoption process prepares district or agency leaders to plan for successful curriculum adoption, engage a team of educators in an evidence-based process to review materials, prepare and present evidence of a high-quality material, and plan to pilot and implement the new materials
  • Target audience

    • Teachers
    • School-based coaches
    • School leaders
    • School system coaches and leaders
  • Delivery method

    Approximately 14 sessions over one to two months including planning meetings and eight in-person days of educator professional learning.
  • Preferred format

    • Virtual: Synchronous
    • Virtual: Asynchronous
    • In-person
    • Blended
  • Can be offered only virtually

    Yes

Short-term services

  • In a three-day workshop, we lead district or state teams to reflect on their current state of science, develop a shared vision for HQ Science teaching and learning, and begin planning for a successful curriculum adoption and implementation process.
  • Target audience

    • Teachers
    • School-based coaches
    • School leaders
    • School system coaches and leaders
  • Maximum participants

    25
  • Delivery method

    Two full days of in-person learning or a series of shorter virtual workshops over several weeks.
  • Preferred format

    • Virtual: Synchronous
    • Virtual: Asynchronous
    • In-person
    • Blended
  • Can be offered only virtually

    Yes

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