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State/Province Chapters & Associated Groups

NSTA has State/Province Chapters and Associated Groups (see lists below). An NSTA Chapter is a statewide or provincewide organization dedicated to the advancement and improvement of science education without restriction as to field or area of science, grade level, or membership. An Associated Group is any local, state, provincial, or national organization whose purpose is the advancement and improvement of science education.

To apply for state/province Chapter or Associated Group status, please contact the NSTA Chapter Relations Department.

In addition to our state/province chapters, NSTA has more than 160 student chapters.

State/Province Chapters
Alabama Science Teachers Association (CAG_AL) asta30.wildapri... CAG_AL PMB 265 732 Montgomery Highway Birmingham, AL 35216 Primary Email: Phone: 256-242-4629 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @ALSciTeachers  #ALSci Association Contact: Bill Shelton
Alaska Science Teachers Association (CAG_AK) asta.wildaprico... CAG_AK 2366 Heartland Ave , North Pole Alaska 99705 * Primary Email: * Phone: 907- 322-2767 * * Facebook: 54/ * Association Contact: Michelle Daml
Alberta Teachers Association Science Council (CAG_ALBERTA)   CAG_ALBERTA 11010 142 St. NW Science Council Edmonton, AB T5N2R1 Canada Primary Email: Primary Phone: 403-555-1234 URL: Facebook: Twitter: @atascicouncil Primary Contact: Leon Lau
American Samoa Science Teachers Association (CAG_AM_SAMOA)   CAG_AM_SAMOA
Arizona Science Teachers Association (CAG_AZ) Arizona Science Teachers Association (CAG_AZ) Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd., PO Box 210091 Tucson, AZ 85821-0091 * Primary Email: * Phone: (520)904-9852 * Website: * Facebook: * Twitter: @ASTAconnect * Association Contact: Sara Torres
Arkansas Science Teachers Association (CAG_AR) www.arkscience.... Arkansas Science Teachers Association (CAG_AR) 2347 Marks Mill Lane Fayetteville, AR 72703 * Primary Email: * Phone: 479-409-8161 * Association Contact: Alayna Duren *URL: *Facebook: *Twitter: @ArkScience
British Columbia Science Teachers' Association (CAG_BC) CAG_BC 1607-511 Rochester Avenue Coquitlamr, BC V3K 0A2 Canada Primary Email: Phone: 604-871-2283 Website: Twitter: @bcscta Association Contact: Grahame Rainey
California Science Teachers Association (CAG_CA) www.cascience.o... CAG_CA California Science Teachers Association 950 Glenn Drive, Suite 150 Folsom, CA 95630 Primary Email: Phone: 916-979-7004 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @cascience Association Contact: Jessica Sawko
Colorado Association of Science Teachers (CAG_CO)   CAG_CO Address: 17394 Jurassic Road, Morrison, CO 80465 * Primary Email: * Phone: 303-697-6088 * Website: Association Contact: Elnore Grow
Connecticut Science Teachers Association Connecticut Science Teachers Association P.O. Box 5, Middletown, CT 06457 * Primary Email: * Phone: 203-531-4593 * URL: Facebook: * Twitter: @CTScience * Association Contact: Louise McMinn
Delaware Teachers of Science (CAG_DE)   CAG_DE
District of Columbia Science Teachers Association (CAG_DCSTA)   CAG_DCSTA C/O Dr. C. Locke 12906 Saint Edmund Way Mitchelleville, MD 20721 *Primary email: *Phone: 240-485-7222 *Association Contact: Dr. Carnell Locke
Florida Association of Science Teachers (CAG_FL) www.fastscience... CAG_FL 11572 Citra Cir Apt 202 Windermere, FL 34786-5994 Primary Email: Phone: 785-317-0184 Website: Facebook: Twitter: Association Contact: Amy Trujillo
Georgia Science Teachers Association (CAG_GA)   CAG_GA 5083 Windmill Lake Drive Evans, GA 30809 Primary Email: Website: Facebook: Twitter: @GSTANews
Hawaii Science Teachers Association (CAG_HI)   CAG_HI PO Box 61802 Honolulu, HI 96839 Primary emial: 808-825-3486 Website:
Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (CAG_HOOSIER)   CAG_HOOSIER Address: 11 N. Restin Rod, Greenwood, IN 46142 * Primary Email: * Phone: 317-432-0790 * * Facebook: * Twitter: *Association Contact: Carolyn Hayes
Idaho Science Teachers Association (CAG_ID) www.idsciencete... CAG_ID 5731 North Graham Boise, ID 83713 Primary Email: Phone: 208-841-6396 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @IdahoScience Association Contact: Tanya Elmer
Illinois Science Teachers Association (CAG_IL)   CAG_IL 210 Capps Ave Jacksonville, IL Primary contact: 808-646-1480 Website Address: Facebook: Twitter: Primary Contact: Mary Biniewicz
Iowa Science Teachers Section of the Iowa Academy of Science (CAG_IA) www.scienceinio... CAG_IA BRC 50 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0508 Primary Email: Phone: 319-273-2021 Website: Association Contact: Craig Johnson
Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (CAG_KS) CAG_KS P.O. Box #780899 Wichita, KS 67278 Primary Email: Phone: 620-770-0408 Website: Facebook: Primary Contact: Shirley Rose
Kentucky Science Teachers Association (CAG_KY) CAG_KY P.O. Box 23918 LEXINGTON, KY 40523 Primary Phone: 859-576-4286 Website: Facebook: Science-Teachers-Association/113711195341779 Association Contact: Kim Zeidler-Watters
Louisiana Science Teachers Association (CAG_LA) CAG_LA 231 Bart Street Bourg, LA 70343 Primary Email: Phone: 985-872-3650 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @lsta_louisiana
Maine Science Teachers Association (CAG_ME)   CAG_ME 322 Cobbs Bridge Road New Glouster, ME 04260 207-752-1653 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @MaineSciTA
Maryland Association of Science Teachers (CAG_MD) CAG_MD P.O. Box 1743 Bowie, MD 20717 Primary Email: * Phone:240-535-6065 *URL: * Facebook: @marylandscience * Twitter: @mdsciencetchrs * Association Contact:Tom Michocki
Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (CAG_MA) www.massscience... CAG_MA 28 Charlton Street Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420 Primary Email: Phone:( 978) 855-3465 Website: Association Contact: Caryl Adamowitch
Michigan Science Teachers Association (CAG_MI)   CAG_MI 1390 Eisenhower Place Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Primary email: 734-973-0433 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @mstamich Association contact: Roberta Cramer
Minnesota Science Teachers Association (CAG_MN) CAG_MN MN Dept of Education C/O State Science Specialist 1500 Highway 36 West Roseville, MN 55113 *Primary Email: *Phone: 218-684-5154 *Website: *Facebook: *Twitter: @MnSTA1 Association Contact: Josh Tharaldson
Mississippi Science Teachers Association (CAG_MS) CAG_MS PO Box 588 Poplarville, Mississippi 39470 Primary Email: Phone: 601-403-1291 Website: Facebook: Twitter: MSTA_Teachers Website: Association Contact: Melinda Miller
Montana Science Teachers Association (CAG_MT) montanascience.... CAG_MT 1112 Hunters Way Bozeman, Montana 59718 Primary Email: Phone: 406-581-1253 Website: Facebook: Science-Teachers-Association- MSTA/239839219390358?ref=bookmarks Twitter:@MSTAMT Association Contact: John Graves
Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science (CAG_NE) nebraskaacademy... CAG_NE 302 Morrill Hall, 14th and U Streets Lincoln, NE 68588-0339 * Primary Email: * Phone: 402-472-2644 * URL: * Facebook: * Twitter:@NATS_Science * Association Contact: Michelle Lopez
Nevada State Science Teachers Association (CAG_NV) www.nvscience.o... CAG_NV Nevada State Science Teachers Association PO Box 22395 Carson City, NV 89721 Primary Email: Website: Facebookr: Twitter: @nevadascience Association Contact: Camille T. Stegman
New Hampshire Science Teachers Association (CAG_NH) CAG_NH PO Box 583 Littleton, NH 03561 Primary Email: Phone: 888-590-1555 Website: Facebook: Twitter: Association Contact: Paul Williams
New Jersey Science Teachers Association (CAG_NJ) CAG_NJ 247 Stockton Street Hightstown, NJ 08520 * Primary Email: * Phone: 973-714-5771 Association Contact: Cheryl Zanone Facebook: Twitter: @njstanews
New Mexico Science Teachers Association (CAG_NM) CAG_NM P.O. 30304 Albuquerque, NM 87190 Primary Email: Phone: 505-883-3114 Website: Facebook: Association Contact: Deb Thrall
North Carolina Science Teachers Association (CAG_NC) CAG_NC PO Box 33478 Raleigh, NC 27636 Primary Email: Phone: 919-771-1226 Website: Association Contact: Joette Midgett
North Dakota Science Teachers Association (CAG_ND) https://ndsta.w... CAG_ND Address: 5705 15th Avenue, SE, Minot, ND 58701 * Primary Email: * Phone: 701-838-5550 * * Facebook: * Association Contact: JoAnn Schapp
Oklahoma Science Teachers Association (CAG_OK) osta.wildaprico... CAG_OK P.O. Box 1965 Stillwater, OK 74076 Primary Email: Primary phone: 918-0850 X2613 Website:
Oregon Science Teachers Association (CAG_OR) www.oregonscien... CAG_OR 1035 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd Portland, OR 97214 * Primary Email: * Phone: 971-361-6782 * Website: * Twitter: Association Contact: Lori Lancaster, Communications Coordinator
Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (CAG_PA) www.pascience.o... CAG_PA PO Box 305 Newburg, PA 17240 Primary Email: Phone: 717-423-6399 Website: Association Contact: Christine Anne Royce
Puerto Rico Science Teachers Association (CAG_PR)   CAG_PR
Quebec Science Teachers Association (CAG_QUEBEC)   CAG_QUEBEC
Rhode Island Science Teachers Association (CAG_RI) CAG_RI 252 Seaside Dr. Jamestown, RI 02835 Primary Email: Phone: 401-952-9049 Website: Twitter: @ri_sta
Saskatchewan Science Teachers Society (CANADA) (CAG_SK)   CAG_SK
Science Education Council of Ohio (CAG_OH) www.secoonline.... CAG_OH P.O. Box 482 Troy, OH 45373 Primary Email: Phone: 937-760-1771 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @thrivewithseco Primary Contact: Kay Wagner
Science Teachers Association of Manitoba (CAG_MANITOBA)   CAG_MANITOBA
Science Teachers Association of New York State (CAG_NY) CAG_NY STANYS Office PO Box 2121 Liverpool, NY 13089-2121 Primary Email: Website: Twitter: @STANYSorg Association Contact: Bruce Hall
Science Teachers Association of Ontario (CANADA) (CAG_ON)   CAG_ON PO Box 48528 Longbranch 3701 Lakeshore Blvd Etobicoke, Ontario M8w 1P0 Canada Primary Email: Primary Phone: 416-436-7398 URL: Facebook: Twitter: @staoapso Association Contact: Amy Gorecki
Science Teachers Association of Texas (CAG_TX) CAG_TX 3305 Steck Ave Suite 200 Austin, TX 78757 Primary Email: Phone: 512-505-8001 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @TxScienceSTAT Primary Contact: JJ Colburn
Science Teachers of Missouri (CAG_MO)   CAG_MO 5620 Waterfront Dr S Columbia, MO 65202 Primary Email: Phone: 417-343-0992 Website: Association Contact: Diane Peterson
South Carolina Science Council (CAG_SC) www.scsci... CAG_SC 221 Brewster Street Pacolet, SC 29372 Primary Email: Phone: 864-497-5443 Website: Facebook: ouncil?fref=ts
South Dakota Science Teachers Association (CAG_SD) C/O President Mark Iverson 15 North fifth Street, Groton, SD 57445 * Primary Email: * Phone: (605) 881-9457 * Website: * Association Contact: Mark Iverson
Tennessee Science Teachers Association (CAG_TN) www.tsta.wildap... CAG_TN 414 Van Buren Street Nashville TN 37208 Primary Email: Phone: 615-688-8824 Website: Facebook: Twitter Profile name: @TnSTA Association Contact: Linda Jordan
Utah Science Teachers Association (CAG_UT) CAG_UT Utah Science Teachers Association N-143 Eyring Science Center Provo, UT 84602 Primary Email: Phone: (801) 755-3241 Website: Executive Director: Dawn Monson
Vermont Science Teachers Association (CAG_VT) https://sites.g... CAG_VT Address/phone: Unknown Primary Email: Website:
Virginia Association of Science Teachers (CAG_VA) CAG_VA 2952 Northfork Rd Elliston, VA 24087 Primary Email: Phone: 757-897-3104 Website: Facebook: Association Contact: Susan Booth
Washington Science Teachers Association (CAG_WA)   CAG_WA 510 SE South St. Pullman, Washington 99163 Primary Email: Primary Telephone: 509-592-0099 URL: Facebook: Twitter: @WstaSci Primary Contact: John P McNamara
West Virginia Science Teachers Association (CAG_WV) CAG_WV Deb Hemler Fairmont University 1201 Locust Avenue Fairmont WV 26554 Primary Email: Phone: (304) 367-4393 Website: Facebook: Twitter Profile Name: @wvstanow Association Contact: Debra Hemler
Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (CAG_WI) CAG_WI C/O Eric Brunsell W5836 Easter Lily Dr Appleton, WI 54915 Primary Email: Phone: 608-780-7175 Website: Facebook: Association Contact: Eric Brunsell
Wyoming Science Teachers Association (CAG_WY) https://sites.g... CAG_WY 116 Bonnie Brae Newcastle, WY 82701 Primary Email: Website:
Associated Groups
Albuquerque Science Teachers Association (NM) (CAG_NM_ALB)   CAG_NM_ALB
American Modeling Teachers Association (CAG_AMTA) modelinginstruc... CAG_AMTA 5808 13th Ave Sacramento, CA 95820 Primary Email: Phone: 480-704-4605 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @AMTATeachers Association Contact: Colleen Megowan-Romanowicz, PhD
American Nuclear Science Teachers Association (CAG_ANSTA)   CAG_ANSTA
Association for Astronomy Education (CAG_AOAE)   CAG_AOAE
Association for Presidential Awardees in Science Teaching (CAG_AFPAIST) CAG_AFPAIST 142 Crystal Rd Pittsgrove, NJ 08318 Association contact: Linda Lee Smith Primary Email: Phone:( 856) 305-0279 Website:
Association of Presidential Awardees of Science Teaching i. Address: 142 Crystal Rd, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318 *Primary Email: *Phone: 8563050279 *Website: *Associaition Contact: Linda L Smith
Association of Science Materials Centers (CAG_ASMC)   CAG_ASMC
Astronomical Society of the Pacific (CAG_ASOTP)   CAG_ASOTP
Catholic Science Council Diocese of Brooklyn (NY) (CAG_NY_BROOKLYN)   CAG_NY_BROOKLYN
Chicago Catholic Science Teachers Association (CAG_CHICAGOC)   CAG_CHICAGOC
Cleveland Regional Council of Science Teachers (OH) (CAG_OH_CLEV)   CAG_OH_CLEV 1790 West 57th St. Cleveland, OH 44102 Primary Email: Phone: 216-961-1218 Website: Facebook: council-of-science-teachers/75692664533? fref=ts Association Contact: Norm Schmidt
Delaware County Science Teachers Association (CAG_PA_DELAWARE)   CAG_PA_DELAWARE
District of Columbia Science Educators Association (CAG_DC)   CAG_DC
Drury University NSTA Student Chapter (DRUU)   DRUU
Elementary School Science Association of New York (CAG_NY_ELEM)   CAG_NY_ELEM
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Science Teachers Assoc (CAG_GLBTSTA) https://sites.g... CAG_GLBTSTA 1916 R Street NW #306, Washington, DC 20009 * Primary Email: * Phone: 202-669-0177 * Website: * Twitter: @lgbt_science * Association Contact: Justin Brosnahan
Great Lakes Planetarium Association (CAG_GLPA) CAG_GLPA Abrams Planetarium - Michigan State University 755 Science Road East Lansing, MI 48824 Primary Email: Phone: 574-217-8557 Website: Facebook: Great Lakes Planetarium Association - GLPA@glpapltms Twitter: @glpapltms Association contact: Dayle Brown, President
Greenville County Science Teachers Association (CAG_GCSTA) CAG_GCSTA 402 Roper Mountain Rd. Greenville, SC 29615 Primary Email: Phone: 864-243-7443 Website:
Long Island STEM Education Leadership Association (NY) (CAG_NY_LI) CAG_NY_LI PO Box 1493 Commack, NY 11725 Primary Email: Phone: 631-871-1410 Website: Twitter: @LISTEMELA Association Contact: Mary Loesing
Louisiana Association of Science Leaders (CAG_LASL)   CAG_LASL 1627 Taylor Street Kenner, LA 70062 Primary email: Phone: (504) 466-9621 Association Contact: Jean May-Brett
Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association (CAG_MA_SCISUP) CAG_MA_SCISUP 85 Bayridge Lane Duxbury, MA 02223 Primary Email: Phone: 781-424-6206 Website: Association Contact: Wendell Cerne, President
Michigan Science Teachers Association www.msta-mich.o... 1390 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 * Primary Email: * Phone: 734-973-0433 * Website Address: * Facebook: * Twitter: @MSTAMich * Association Contact: Roberta Cramer
Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (CAG_MAPS)   CAG_MAPS
Montgomery County Science Teachers Association (PA) (CAG_PA_MONT)   CAG_PA_MONT
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (CAG_NAOGT) CAG_NAOGT C/O Carleton College W-SERC 1 North College Street Northfield, MN 55057 Primary Email: Phone: (507)222-4545 Website: Facebook: Association Contact: Cathryn Manduca Executive Director
National Center for Science Education (CAG_NCSE) CAG_NCSE 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 600 Oakland, California 94612 * Primary Email: * Phone: 510-601-7203 * Website: * Facebook: * Twitter: @ncse * Association Contact: Ann Reid (executive director)
National Earth Science Teachers Association (CAG_NESTA) www.nestanet.or... CAG_NESTA PO Box 271654 Fort Collins , CO 80527 Primary Email: Phone: 303-905-0007 Website: Facebook: Association Contact: Carla McAuliffe
National Marine Educators Association (CAG_NMEA) www.marine-ed.o... CAG_NMEA 4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 300 College Park, MD 20740 Primary Email: Phone: 844-687-6632 Website: Facebook: Twitter: Association Contact: Jeannette Connors
New Jersey Earth Science Teachers Association (CAG_NJESTA)   CAG_NJESTA 266 Edgeware Ct Somerset NJ 08873 Primary email: 732-868-0901 Website:
New Jersey Science Teachers Association of Newark (CAG_NJ_NEWARK)   CAG_NJ_NEWARK
New York State Science Education Leadership Association (CAG_NY_SSELA)   CAG_NY_SSELA
North Carolina Science Leadership Association (CAG_NCSLA) CAG_NCSLA 1289 N. Fordham Blvd. #266 Chapel Hill, NC 27514-6110 *Primary Email: *Phone: 919-942-7586 *Website: *Facebook: *Twitter: *Association Contact: Pat Shane
Northern Illinois Science Educators (CAG_NISE) CAG_NISE Address: PO Box 583, Dekalb, IL 60115 * Primary Email: * Phone: 708-580-6473 * * Facebook: * Twitter: @NISE_US * Website: * Association Contact: Christopher Baker
Ohio Council for Elementary School Science (CAG_OH_OCFESS)   CAG_OH_OCFESS Address: 947 E Johnstown Rd., #222 , Gahanna , OH 43230 * Primary Email: * Phone: 614-555-1212 * * Facebook: * Twitter: @ocess * Association Contact: Christopher Andersen
Philadelphia Area Elementary Science Teachers Association (CAG_PA_PAESTA)   CAG_PA_PAESTA
Philadelphia Secondary Science Teachers Association (CAG_PA_PSSTA)   CAG_PA_PSSTA
Rio Grande Valley Science Educators Association (CAG_RGVSA) https://sites.g... CAG_RGVSA P.O. Box 693 Donna, TX 78537 Primary Email: Phone: 956-536-5393 Website: Facebook: Twitter: @RGVSA Association Contact: Gianna Colson
San Diego Science Educators Association (CAG_SAN_DIEGO) CAG_SAN_DIEGO P.O. Box 712859 San Diego, CA 92171-2859 Primary Email: Phone: 619-861-7105 Website: Facebook: Science-Educators-Association/244793445565625
Science Council of New York City (CAG_NY_SCONYC)   CAG_NY_SCONYC 394 Campus Rd Franklin Square, NY 11010 Primary email: 516-204-2264 Website: Facebook:
Science Education for Students With Disabilities (CAG_SESD) CAG_SESD c/o Rachel Zimmerman Brachman 4501 Cedros Ave. #229 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Primary: Phone: 818-990-6572 Website: Facebook: 84/ Twitter Profile Name: SESDMembership Association Contact: Rachel Zimmerman Brachman
Society of Elementary Presidential Awardees (CAG_SEPA) sepamembers.wee... CAG_SEPA 16 Gilbert Hill Road Chester, CT 06412 Primary Email: Phone: 860-526-4217 Website: Facebook: sepamembers Twitter: sepamembers
Southeastern Planetarium Association (CAG_SPA)   CAG_SPA
Texas Council of Elementary Science (CAG_TX_TCOES)   CAG_TX_TCOES 3205 Glen Haven Cour Highland Village, TX 75077 Primary email: 903-7480458 Website: Facebook:
Texas Science Education Leadership Association (CAG_TSELA) www.TSELAonline... CAG_TSELA PO Box 1 Donna, TX 78537 Primary Email: Phone: 512-297-4030 Website:
Wisconsin Elementary and Middle Level Science Teachers (CAG_WI_WEST)   CAG_WI_WEST

Contact and Profile Changes

Chapters and Associated Groups can update information about their organization and officers by completing the NSTA Chapter and Associated Group Update form. This form should be completed when there is a change within your organization or new leadership is elected or appointed. If the information listed below is inaccurate, please use the link to update information for your organization.

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