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Upcoming Web Seminars

 

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Web Seminar: Using Federal Relief Funding to Support Science Education, July 15, 2021

Join us on Thursday, July 15, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM ET, to learn more about the American Rescue Plan Act Elementary and Secondary School Emerg...

 

Web Seminar

Science Update: All About Weather, July 22, 2021

Join us on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET to learn about weather and get a sneak-peak at the 2021 hurricane season....

 

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Teacher Tip Tuesday: Learn and Lead on Twitter, August 10, 2021

Join us on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM ET for the kick-off of our Learn and Lead web seminars as part of the Teacher Tip Tuesda...

 

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Science Update: The Amazon: Why We Should Care and What We Should Fear, August 19, 2021

Join us on Thursday, August 19, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET to learn about the Amazon Forest. Thousands of miles away, the Amazon affects our ...

 

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Science Update: Our Universe through Sight, Sound & Touch, September 23, 2021

Join us on Thursday, September 23, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET to learn about astronomy visualization. Information of our Universe doesn'...

 

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Web Seminar: Looking for a Few Good Educators to Serve on the NSTA Council and Board of Directors, October 7, 2021

Join us on Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET, to learn how you can serve on the NSTA Council and Board of Directors. Are you lo...

 

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Web Seminar: Developing a Competitive Teacher Award Application, November 4, 2021

Join us on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET, to learn how you can win up to $10,000 for your outstanding work as a science educa...

 

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Science Update: Parker Solar Probe Close Up View of the Sun’s Environment, November 18, 2021

Join us on Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET to learn about the Parker Solar Probe's solar discoveries. Launched on 12 August...

About NSTA Conferences

NSTA conferences offer the latest in science content, teaching strategy, and research to enhance and expand your professional growth. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to collaborate with science education leaders and your peers. Each year, NSTA hosts a national conference on science education (in the spring), three area conferences (in the fall), and a STEM Forum & Expo. In 2021 we are offering NSTA Engage: Spring21 and NSTA STEM21 Virtual Conference in lieu of the face-to-face Chicago National Conference and Detroit STEM Forum & Expo.

Twitter hashtags: #NSTA21 (2021 conferences), #NSTA (all-purpose)

Future Conferences

National Conferences

  • Houston, Texas: March 31–April 3, 2022  (proposal submission portal should open in late summer/early fall 2021)
  • Chicago, Illinois: July 21–24, 2022  (proposal submission portal should open in late summer/early fall 2021)
  • Atlanta, Georgia: March 23–26, 2023
  • Denver, Colorado: March 21–24, 2024

Virtual Conferences

  • NSTA STEM21 Virtual Conference: July 26–30, 2021

10th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA

  • Detroit, Michigan: July 19–21, 2023

2021 Area Conferences

  • Portland, Oregon: October 28–30  (proposal submission portal should open in late spring/early summer 2021)
  • National Harbor, Maryland: November 11–13  (proposal submission portal should open in late spring/early summer 2021)
  • Los Angeles, California: December 9–11  (proposal submission portal should open in late spring/early summer 2021)
Past Conferences

If you are planning to submit a session proposal for an upcoming NSTA conference, or if you are thinking of attending, you may find it helpful to look at sessions offered at recent conferences.

File Sharing

online document sharingWe have encouraged presenters to upload materials to share with conference attendees. These materials can be downloaded directly from the online session browser: an icon will appear immediately following the session listing if a file is available for download.

Other Upcoming Events

NSTA District Learning Packages

NSTA offers tailored packages of onsite presentations and workshops, online experiences, and books on popular topics—including three-dimensional instruction—for schools, districts, or states. Using a blended approach, NSTA combines a face-to-face component with additional online opportunities to extend learning. Learn more

NSTA Virtual Events

Do you have a limited travel budget and want to enhance your skills from the comfort of your own home? NSTA offers virtual events on key topics such as NGSS, STEM, and PreK–6 Science! Click here to register for the next live event and/or purchase archives from a recent program.

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