A strong foundation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will put your child on the road to success in school and beyond. Here are some resources from NSTA to help you support your child’s learning in science at home and at school.
Prepare your child for the next generation of science learning
NSTA’s parent Q&A will help you explore the importance of standards and the role they play in education.
Find out what your child will be exploring in science with these parent guides from Achieve (get individual guides for grades
Download and share our infographics on Why It’s Time for NEW Science Education Standards and How Today’s Students Learn Science.
Learn more about the Next Generation Science Standards in NSTA’s position statement on NGSS.
View an Education Week video Q&A on the NGSS with
The Career Center assists and guides students in their search for a job or a new career as well as provide up-to-date information of job availabilities for students and the community.
The center is located on the Jefferson Campus in Lurleen Wallace Hall 216. The hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M.- 4:30 P.M.
Employers seek employees that can highlight their skills in a well written resume. Our staff can help you market your abilities and skills to prospective employers and walk you through the process of posting your resume and cover letter online from our fully equipped computer lab.
Center staff can offer advice in the areas of:
- College selections
- College majors
- Available career options
- Salary expectations
- Career growth trends
- Scholarship Opportunities
- AARP 50+ Job Seekers
- Career Pathways
- WIOA (Workforce Investment)
For more information or to schedule an appointment contact the Career Center (205) 856-8588 email@example.com.
Standards of Learning (SOL) & Testing
2019-2020 School Year: Crosswalk between 2010 Science Standards of Learning and the 2018 Science Standards of Learning
During the 2019-2020 school year, school divisions will incorporate new standards into local curriculum written curricula for inclusion in the taught curricula during the 2020-2021 school year. For more information, refer to the Science Standards of Learning (SOL) Review Timeline and Superintendent’s Memo 155-19.
Science Textbook Approval Process Timeline Approved
The Virginia Board of Education reviewed the timeline for the K-12 Science Textbook Review-This is a Word document. on July 25, 2019. Questions concerning the science textbook review process can be directed to Myra.firstname.lastname@example.org
Science Content Guidelines
Content guidelines are in the process of being constructed for all Biology II and Earth Science II courses. The intention