EdReports seeks educators for K-5 science reviews

10 Aug 2019 9:43 PM | Anonymous member

Are you experienced with the NGSS? Are you committed to quality instructional materials? If so, APPLY TODAY for an opportunity to share your expertise and review instructional materials with EdReports.

Who is EdReports looking for? EdReports is a by educator, for educator organization. Currently, classroom educators, district specialists, state specialists, non-formal educators, retired educators, and those pursuing advanced science education degrees participate in review. 

What are the requirements? The profile of a science reviewer includes expertise in the NGSS and a commitment to quality instructional materials. 

What can I expect if selected to be a reviewer? K-5 reviews will have two teams dedicated to each program (K-2 and 3-5 teams), with five reviewers per team. Reviewers can expect the following: 

·          Each reviewer spends about 5-10 hours per week throughout the process, including attending a one-hour virtual call each week with their team.

·          Each review typically lasts between 4-6 months.

·          Reviewers receive more than 25 hours of online and in-person professional development, a stipend ranging from $1,750 - $2,500 depending on the role on a review team, opportunities to learn with national experts in the field, and much more. 

·          An in-person event will be scheduled during the review to provide calibration and in-person support for the K-5 review. Expenses will be paid by EdReports.

Who is EdReports? EdReports is a non-profit organization with a mission to empower educators with independent, credible, evidence-rich information about instructional materials to ensure students have what they need to be college and career-ready. Visit https://www.edreports.org/ to learn more about EdReports and its mission.

How do I apply? Visit the EdReports website to learn more about becoming a reviewer and complete an application. 

Once you apply, an application task will be sent requesting demonstration of your NGSS knowledge. Following receipt of a satisfactory application task, EdReports will schedule a 30 minute interview to learn more about you and share more about the upcoming review. 



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