Shifting to the NGSS: Professional Book Study
Jessica Holman is a Special Education Teacher at Boone County High School. She has worked in education for eight years in North Carolina and Kentucky. She is active in her role as a science teacher leader in her school district, collaborates with peers, and integrates instruction into her blended learning classroom. As a Teacher Leader, Jessica has worked with educators across the state of Kentucky to communicate educational strategies that support the learning and growing of fellow teachers.
Tricia Shelton is a High School Science Teacher and Teacher Leader with a BS in Biology and Masters in Teaching, who has worked for 22 years in Kentucky driven by a passion to help students develop critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in a 21st century world. Tricia is a 2014 NSTA Distinguished Teaching Award winner for her contributions to and demonstrated excellence in Science Teaching. In the state of Kentucky, Tricia served on the Commissioner’s Teacher’s Advisory Council and Commissioner’s Assessment Work Group. Tricia works with educators as an EQuIP Rubric trainer for Achieve, and has joined the National Science Teachers Association in the role of Standards Implementation Specialist.