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Congratulations to the 2021 New NSTA Board and Council Members

By Eric Pyle, NSTA President-Elect

Posted on 2021-03-05

Congratulations to these outstanding educators who were recently elected to the NSTA Board of Directors and the NSTA Council. They will start their term this June and will serve on the Board and Council for three years.

The Board is comprised of the three (3) NSTA Presidents and the ten (10) Division Directors. The Council is comprised of the NSTA President and eighteen (18) District Directors.

Join me in welcoming these new members to the ranks of NSTA leadership. Learn more about the NSTA board, council, and affiliate members who are working hard to ensure that NSTA remains the gold standard for quality science teaching and learning.


Elizabeth Mulkerrin
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Vice President of Education
Glenwood, Iowa

Jennifer C. Williams
Preschool/Elementary Sciecne Teaching Division Director
Isidore Newman School
Science/STEM Instructor
Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Heather Anglin
Middle Level Science Teaching Division Director
Stephen Decatur Middle School
Middle Science Teacher
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Megan Earnest
Informal Science Division Director
Minnesota Zoo
School Programs Supervisor
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Kimberley Astle
Professional Learning in Science Education Division Director
State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
K–12 Science Program Supervisor
Vancouver, Washington

Dr. Eric J. Pyle is president-elect of the National Science Teaching Association. He began serving his one-year term on June 1, 2020 and will assume the office of president on June 1, 2021. Pyle is currently a Professor of Geoscience Education at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he works with preservice teachers of science and future geoscience professionals, providing coursework and research opportunities in both science education and Earth and planetary science. He also has extensive experience in teaching field-based science, both in the U.S. as well as in Ireland and the UK.

Eric Pyle

The mission of NSTA is to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

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