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Join us for our fifth annual super-sized SIRC!
Register and attend your choice two 1-hour NGSS workshops and two 2-hour hands-on Science workshops.
Each workshop is led by some of our most popular instructors. See below for more details on each workshop.

Super SIRC NGSS Information Super SIRC Schedule
Download Super SIRC Flyer
Download Super SIRC workshop descriptions
Download a registration form for Super SIRC
Visit our SIRC page for more information on weekday SIRC events.

If you would like to host a vendor/information table for your organization please contact Debbie Dennick for a vendor form and more information.

Super SIRC Workshop Descriptions!
K-2nd Grade Science Series
3rd-5th Grade Science Series
Earth Science Series
Biology/Life Science Series
Physical Science Series
Next Generation Science Series Workshops
Super SIRC Science Saturday Information

On May 13th, please go to the Sacramento State Union Ballroom to check-in. Once you have checked-in there will be a brief welcome, and then NGSS and Science workshops.
A campus map is available here: www.csus.edu/campusmap/

How to Pay via a Purchase Order
If you already have the Purchase Order:
  • Download a registration form.
  • Fax registration form and PO to (916) 278-5084.
  • Mail the original PO to the MASE Office (address is below and on the registration form)

If you do not yet have a Purchase Order:
  • Have your principal or district office (whoever has approved payment) email Debbie Dennick at debbie@csus.edu confirming that they have approved payment.
  • Fax your registration form to (916) 278-5084.
  • When you receive the PO fax it to the above number
  • Mail the original PO to the MASE Office (address is below and on the registration form)

You may be able to register online with a PO if we already have an agreement with your district! Contact Debbie Dennick for more information.

Credit Options

Information about CEUs:

The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measurement of non-credit, postsecondary-level study. It has been established by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). You may earn CEUs for attending SIRC fall and/or spring courses offered by the MASE Center. CEUs are designed for use where employers, re-licensure agencies and other authorities require a specified number of hours of study on a regular basis for career advancement purposes. Grading for CEU courses is on a credit/no-credit basis.

If you want credit:

  • SIRC offers 0.6 CEUs for attending the Super SIRC Science Saturday. Cost $100.
    Payment for credit for these units is due on May 13, 2017.
  •       *Fees are split between CCE and the MASE Center for processing.

  • CEU credit based on attendance, partial credit is not available.
  • Birth date is required for CEUs when signing-up.

For Non-Credit participation:

  • Professional growth hours are available, check with your district for form and conditions.

Funding: What You Can Do

SIRC is aligned with the No Child Left Behind regulations. District and school site Title I and Title II funds can be used for registration costs. Additionally, your district may have other grants or funds or funds related to science, literacy, BTSA, or EL instruction which can support your attendance.

Many districts support the attendance of their teachers to the SIRC program:

  • Ask your district Science Coordinator or Curriculum & Instruction administrator.
  • Ask your school principal.
  • Ask your school Parent Teacher Association for support.
  • Add SIRC to your Personal Professional Development Plan on file with your district.

California State University, Sacramento Mathematics Project (CSUSMP) Website  Sacramento Area Science Project (SASP) Website  Excellence in Science Instruction (eSCI) Webpage  Innovations in Science Instruction Through Modeling (ISIM) Webpage  Science in the River City (SIRC) Webpage  California Science Teachers Association Webpage