Science

Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in Science

Standards Review Timeline

Standards Committee meetings are held at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, Minnesota 55113, from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

2018

March 30-April 23: Standards Committee applications accepted

May 18: Standards Committee members announced on department website

August 1-2: Full Committee Meeting –MDE Conference Center A, Room 14

August 3: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center B, Room 16

September 19: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center A, Room 13

October 3: Full Committee Meeting – Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue West, St. Paul

November 1: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center B, Room 17 and 18

November 9-26: Public Review and Comment Period, Draft 1

December 12: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center A, Room 14

2019

January 16: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center B, Room 15

February 6: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center B, Room 17 and 18

February 14-28: Public and Expert Review and Comment Period, Draft 2

March 20: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center A, Room 13 and 14

April 1: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center B, Room 16

May 1: Full Committee Meeting – MDE Conference Center B, Room 16

May 10: Final draft sent to commissioner for approval

The Technical Writing Team (a subset of the Standards Committee) will make changes to the draft standards based on direction provided by the Standards Committee. They will convene, as needed, between meetings of the Standards Committee. Call 651-582-8749 for more information about the Technical Writing Team meetings.