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Put Your Leadership Skills to the Test. Get Involved Today!
Besides great benefits such as publications and conferences, NSTA gives you many opportunities to take your commitment to lifelong learning to the next level. Whether you’re a new or seasoned science professional, NSTA has something for you! Here are just a few of the ways you can get involved.
The Center for Science Education: A Campaign for Leadership, Learning, and Advocacy
With Senator John Glenn as Honorary Chair, NSTA has mounted a five-year, $43 million national effort to make excellence in science teaching and learning a reality for all U.S. students. This effort—one of the most significant ever undertaken by NSTA—will fund a body of forward-thinking programs and initiatives that promote leadership, learning, and advocacy in science education. Learn more »
Participate in online discussions
Ask questions and share information about topics that are important to you and receive answers you can use from others with firsthand experience. Learn more:
Attend an NSTA conference
Keep up on the latest research, classroom strategies, and materials, plus share ideas with colleagues. Learn more »
Let your voice be heard
Encourage your legislators to support science education. Policymakers on the local, state, and federal level determine government funding for science education and teachers' professional development. Learn more »
Volunteer to serve on a committee, advisory board, or panel
We need your views and expertise on complex issues that impact science educations. Learn more »
Join an NSTA chapter or associated group
Get involved at your local level or in a specific aspect of science education. Learn more »
Help formulate NSTA's official positions
Periodically we invite comment on draft position statements. Currently no drafts are open for comment.
Write articles for the NSTA journals
You can write a letter to the editor, a short piece for one of the departments, or a full article. Learn more »
Present a session at an NSTA conference
An NSTA national conference features more than 1,000 sessions covering all grade levels and a wide range of topics. Learn more »
Apply for Teacher Grants and Awards
Gain recognition for your leadership and science program. Learn more »
Coach an ExploraVision team
Students work in teams to create and explore a vision of future technology, combining their imaginations with the tools of science. Learn more »
Become an NSTA Press® author
We’re looking for high-quality content in a wide range of areas: science content updates, best teaching practices, applications of the latest findings from science-education research, and classroom-activity books. We are especially eager to publish works that link science with reading or math, as well as books dealing with teacher preparation and undergraduate science. Learn more »
Promote NSTA membership
Help us grow and become stronger as an organization. Learn more »
Nominate a colleague or yourself to serve on the NSTA Council or Board of Directors
Make a difference as an NSTA officer and also make a difference at the local, state, and national levels. Learn more »
NSTA depends on volunteers just like you. Make the commitment and make a difference today.
Questions? Contact NSTA Member Services.