Five Tools Leadership Institutes

How can you help teachers plan for instruction and classroom assessment based on the new science standards and Framework for K-12 Science Education?

Discover an effective pathway at the Five Tools Leadership Institute. The Five Tools and Processes  support teachers in translating science concepts, practices, and performance expectations into a plan for next generation science-aligned units of instruction.

Why participate?

During this immersive experience, you will:

  • develop a deeper understanding of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the Framework for K-12 Science Education;
  • learn how to design and plan three-dimensional, phenomena or problem-driven units of instruction; and
  • access facilitation guides and other resources to help you navigate the Five Tools model of professional development.

Who should participate?

  • Science supervisors
  • K-12 teacher leaders (teams of leaders can include classroom teachers)
  • District/school administrators
  • Science consultants
  • University faculty


Details vary for each institute. Currently, there are no Five Tools Leadership Institutes available for registration. Join our E-mail list to stay informed on upcoming programs.


For more information, please contact Ashley Whitaker.