- Professional Development
California has a variety of standards & standard areas & many of them have strong linkages to STEM. The standards of Common Core State in conjunction with the Next Generation Science outline standards for English, Language Arts, Mathematics, & Word Design. The Career Technical Education Model Curriculum standards and framework bolster California's standards-based education system by incorporating cutting-edge knowledge about career options, technology, & skills required for success in adult life.
Currently, California is using content standards that were specifically designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level. Access all the California standards here.