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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Commissioned Paper
Committee on Strengthening Science Education through a Teacher Learning Continuum

A description and analysis of the United Kingdom’s system of professional development for science teachers

Sir John Holman, University of York
Catherine Lewis, Mills College
Science teachers' Profesional Development: An Australian Case StudyJohn Loughran, Monash University
A Descriptive Analysis of New York's Science Teacher Labor Market, 1999-2009Luke Miller, University of Virginia
The Market for New Science Teachers in Florida Tim Sass, Georgia State University
These papers were commissioned for the Committee on Strengthening Science Education through a Teacher Learning Continuum through support from the Merck Company Foundation. These papers were presented at committee meetings between May 2013 and January 2014. Opinions and statements included in the paper are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, including the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or National Research Council.

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