Shifting to the NGSS: Professional Book Study
Jessica Holman is a Special Education Teacher in Boone County, Kentucky. 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 has spent the last 22 years as a Science Teacher and Teacher Leader 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 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.