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The Frontiers in Physiology program is one of many science teacher professional development programs across the nation. The APS encourages its teacher fellows and all teachers to continue enhancing their teaching career through professional development opportunities.

The resources below provide position statements and standards for professionalism and professional development.

The links at left provide access to tested resources on workshop planning and evaluation.


NSTA Principles of Professionalism for Science Educators

These expectations and principles are designed to guide the professional conduct of all preK–16 teachers of science.

NSTA Position Statement on Professional Development in Science Education

NSTA affirms that schools and school systems must devote time and resources to effective professional development for all K–16 science teachers.

NRC Standards for Professional Development for Teachers of Science

The standards in this chapter provide criteria for making judgments about the quality of the professional development opportunities that teachers of science will need to implement the National Science Education Standards.