The OpenSciEd Equitable Instruction Initiative provides ongoing professional learning for the OpenSciEd units, and optional professional learning opportunities, such as collaboration opportunities between teachers and leaders. Please see the table and calendar below for our upcoming offerings.


Ongoing Professional Development


Professional Development


OpenSciEd Professional Development         



Registration is Open for

OpenSciEd MA Summer 2024 PD

from NSTA

The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) will be leading PD for schools in the One8 middle school grant program beginning Summer 2024. NSTA is a national leader in OSE PD, and we are thrilled to have them come to Massachusetts!  

Register here

A few registration notes:

  • You will need to create an NSTA account to register. If you have an existing NSTA account, check to make sure the email address on record is current.
  • As in past years, lodging is covered by the grant for cohort schools. 
  • After selecting your session, you will be taken to a billing page. You do not need to enter any billing information. In order to complete your registration, enter the promo code OSE100 and proceed to end. The financial point of contact for your district will be billed later.


          For a step-by-step registration guide, click here.

          Please reach out to Jessica Eaton ( with any questions related to the registration process.


   Champion Convenings


OSE MA Spring Community Day 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

8 AM - 3 PM | Four Points Sheraton, Norwood, MA   

All middle school OSE MA teachers & leaders are invited to join us! Hear great ideas from OSE educators to support your implementation.

For more information, contact Heather Haines at

Please register here by April 3rd.



Optional Cohort-wide Supports for Teachers and Leaders


Leaders   Teachers
Direct PD Offerings


  • Round 3 Leader PD: Sustainable Implementation - 

 Please review this one-pager about the Leaders sessions.

Please see below for more information on the Spring 2024 OEI Teacher Collaboration Opportunities.
  • OEI Leader Learning Community (LLC)
    • Virtual on Tuesdays, from 2:30-3:30
      Open discussion with OpenSciEd leaders. Zoom link (no reg. req.)
    • Spring dates:
      • March 5
      • April 2
      • May 7
      • June 4


Teacher Learning Network (TLN) Focused Series                

Series #2 Topic: Cultivating Equitable Discussions 
Dates: Tuesdays, March 5 - 26
Series #3 Topic: Supporting Emerging Multilingual Learners in OSE 
Dates: Thursdays, May 2 - 23
Both series will be held… 
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Zoom (link will be made available for those registered)
Questions? Reach out to Bruce ( or Niki ( 
For more information, check out this flyer or reach out to your School Support Specialist.                       


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