Science Professional Learning Standards

This document presents a set of Science Professional Learning Standards (SPLS) developed by the Council of State Science Supervisors.

Science Professional Learning Standards

Its purposes are:

  • to help professional development providers design and implement high quality, sustained professional learning opportunities for teachers
  • to provide guidance to state and local leaders about broad criteria they can apply to evaluate professional development plans and activities
  • to empower teachers with a clear set of expectations for what kind of professional development opportunities should be available to them