Region 10: RIMS

Serving Inyo, Mono, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Welcome to CREEC Region 10!

Look to this page for local Deserts and Inland Valley news, opportunities, funding, and upcoming events. 

Stay tuned for Local Funding Opportunities



Upcoming Events

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Mary Walls
Contact for Western Region 10
Dave Ficke
Contact for: Mono, Inyo, and Northern San Bernardino counties
Jen Futterman
Contact for Eastern Region 10
Phone: (760) 320-2692 ofc / (760) 808-2288 cell

Region 10 Highlights


Join the District Science Leadership Network (DSLN) to discuss, collaborate, and learn with science leaders in our region. Together we can help guide our region in Environmental Literacy, Science Framework, and other developments in the education of students in California.

Here are the dates for this year’s meetings:

  • September 13, 2017 at SBCSS 9AM-3:30PM
  • November 15, 2017 at RCOE
  • February 14, 2018 at SBCSS
  • April 11, 2018 at RCOE

Maximizing Learning with NGSS

2017-2018 Maximizing Learning with NGSS: Cohort Series

SBCSS will launch the Maximizing Learning with NGSS: Cohort Series for Grades TK-2, 3-5, and 6-8, for San Bernardino and replicated in the High Desert. Maximizing Learning with NGSS is series of 4 professional learning collaborations designed to provide a deepening understanding of NGSS; analyzing and connecting to the CA Science Framework, planning for NGSS Implementation in the classroom, and reviewing best practices. Designed for TOSA’s, Coaches, and Science leaders, these workshops provide an ideal environment for instructional leaders to collaborate and gather information they can take back to their classrooms, schools, and districts. Mark your calendars!


Maxizing Learning with NGSS: Grades TK-2
San Bernardino Dates: High Desert Dates:
September 5, 2017 (7th St. Building) September 7, 2017 (Hesperia USD)
November 9, 2017 (7th St. Building) November 7, 2017 (APU High Desert)
January 9, 2018 (7th St. Building) January 11, 2018 (D/MESC)
February 27, 2018 (7th St. Building) March 1, 2018 (Hesperia USD)
OMS Link Click HERE OMS Link Click HERE


Maximizing Learning with NGSS: Grades 3-5
San Bernardino Dates: High Desert Dates:
September 14, 2017 (CBWCD) September 12, 2017 (APU High Desert)
November 16, 2017 (7th St. Building) November 14, 2017 (Hesperia USD)
January 23, 2018 (CBWCD) January 18, 2018 (Hesperia USD)
March 13, 2018 (CBWCD) March 8, 2018 (APU High Desert)
OMS Link Click HERE OMS Link Click HERE


 Maximizing Learning with NGSS: Grades 6-8
San Bernardino Dates: High Desert Dates:
September 19, 2017 (CBWCD) September 21, 2017 (Hesperia USD)
November 28, 2017 (7th St. Building) November 30, 2017 (APU High Desert)
January 30, 2018 (CBWCD) January 25, 2018 (D/MESC)
March 13, 2018 (CBWCD) March 22, 2018 (D/MESC)
OMS Link Click HERE OMS Link Click HERE

NGSS Statewide Rollout #4: Using the CA Science Framework to Implement the NGSS

August 22 – 23, 2017; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bourns College of Engineering, UC Riverside, 446 Winston Chung Hall, Riverside, CA 92507
Participate in California’s 4th NGSS-focused professional learning workshop. Brought to you by the California Department of Education, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association/County Office of Education, K12 Alliance @ WestEd, California Science Project, and the California Science Teachers Association. Download the NGSS Rollout #4 Flyer.