Apply to Provide Input for the Next Generation Science Assessments
All Grades


The California Technical Assistance Center (CalTAC) has an opportunity for K–12 science teachers, administrators, and parents to participate in the 2014 Science Stakeholder Meetings, which will be hosted by the California Department of Education and Educational Testing Service (ETS).

These meetings will give participants the opportunity to provide input to the development of science assessments aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. The input gathered from stakeholders will be shared with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson as he prepares recommendations for the California State Board of Education for the new science assessments.

ETS is looking for the following types of applicants:

  •  K–12 administrators
  •  Parents

Please click here for the application:

Selected applicants will be invited to participate in a two-day meeting in Sacramento during the week of July 14, 2014. Travel and other expenses related to participation in the meetings will be provided, including an honorarium of $100 per meeting day to participants.

If you have any questions regarding these meetings, please contact our program coordinator, Yoon Mee Byun, by e-mail at or by phone at 916-403-2437.