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Joint Memberships

 

NSTA offers joint memberships with affiliated organizations and select NSTA-recognized state chapters. Join two organizations and take advantage of discounted membership dues with both.

Joint memberships can only be purchased in one year increments

 

Affiliated Organizations

Join both organizations at once and save money.

Society for College Science Teachers (SCST)

Society for College Science Teachers (SCST)

Add-On SCST Membership: $20
Council for Elementary Science International (CESI)

Council for Elementary Science International (CESI)

Add-On CESI Membership: $15
National Middle Level Science Teachers Association (NMLSTA)

National Middle Level Science Teachers Association (NMLSTA)

Add-On NMLSTA Membership: $10

State Associations

Joint membership offers all the benefits of a regular, individual membership in NSTA combined with a membership with select state chapters. Only regular membership type is eligible for a joint membership. (For yearly membership option only.)

Alabama Science Teachers Association (ASTA)

Alabama Science Teachers Association (ASTA)

Add-On ASTA Membership: $16 

Top Benefits of ASTA membership

  • Provide equity and opportunity for all science educators and students in Alabama by participating in the leadership of STEM education.
  • Offer quality professional development through annual state conference to support standards-based science education for all.
  • Promote public awareness and support for science education, collaboratively and proactively through social media and members-only newsletter.
  • Exemplify a dynamic professional organization that addresses and meets the needs of its members.
Alaska Science Teachers Association (ASTA)

Alaska Science Teachers Association (ASTA)

Add-On ASTA Membership: $15 

Top Benefits of ASTA membership

  • Meet and collaborate with science educators throughout Alaska.
  • Participate in the leadership of STEM education for ALL Alaskan students.
  • Stay active in the advocacy of STEM education in Alaska such as the upcoming standards review and other legislative issues.
  • Learn about professional development opportunities for Alaskan educators.
  • Receive the members-only newsletter.
  • Obtain members-only grants for classroom projects and professional development including travel.
Arizona Science Teachers Association (ASTA)

Arizona Science Teachers Association (ASTA)

Add-On ASTA Membership: $15 

Top Benefits of ASTA membership

  • Receiving the ASTA Electronic Newsletter (published twice a month), containing information and resources for science educators of all grade levels and areas
  • Getting to know and work with colleagues from around the state.
  • Contributing to a statewide voice advocating for science education.
  • Sharing your ideas for improving and enhancing science education.
California Association of Science Educators (CASE)

California Association of Science Educators (CASE)

Add-On CASE Membership: $45 

Top Benefits of CASE membership

  • Participate in association leadership and become involved at a statewide level.
  • Discounted conference registration for CSTA events.
  • Exclusive, member-only e-mail alerts on hot topics and issues that affect California educators.
Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA)

Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA)

Add-On GSTA Membership: $35 

Top Benefits of GSTA membership

  • Participate in association leadership and become involved at a statewide level.
  • Members-only email legislative and policy updates on topics that affect science education in Georgia.
  • Monthly email delivery and access to members-only archive of GSTA's eObservations newsletter.
  • Access to GSTA's awards and mini-grants
Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI)

Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI)

Add-On HASTI Membership: $25 

Top Benefits of HASTI membership

  • Reduced registration fee for annual HASTI conference.
  • Access to quarterly The Hoosier Science Teacher journal and Sci-Ed-Ogram newsletter.
  • Networking with Hoosier preK–16 science educators.
  • Advanced notification of science/STEM professional development opportunities.
Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA)

Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA)

Add-On ISTA Membership: $25 

Top Benefits of ISTA membership

  • Discount on Annual ISEC Conference Registration. Major speakers; over 100 group sessions, hands-on workshops, and more than 70 commercial and non-commercial exhibits are a few highlights of this outstanding program of renewal and professional development.
  • Monthly Newsletter. Providing free and paid professional development opportunities.
  • SPECTRUM. The Illinois Science Teachers Association Journal. ISTA is the only state chapter of NSTA that has a peer-reviewed journal.
  • ISTA Awards for Your Students. Members can annually request one free Olympic style medal for an outstanding science student.
  • ISTA Awards for Teachers. Members can apply for awards sponsored by ISTA.
Iowa Academy of Science (IAS)

Iowa Academy of Science (IAS)

Add-On IAS Membership: $60 

Top Benefits of IAS membership

  • Professional learning opportunities through the Iowa Science Teaching Section (ISTS) and the joint conference with the Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Member-only access to the Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science; IAS Bulletin; IAS membership directory, and ISTS Newsletter
Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA)

Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA)

Add-On KSTA Membership: $25 

Top Benefits of KSTA membership

  • Experience a wide variety of professional learning opportunities at our annual conference on science education.
  • Network and share ideas with other science education professionals across the state.
  • Receive information-rich and idea packed newsletters in Spring, Fall and Winter editions.
  • Enjoy support for standards-based teaching that will improve your students' learning and assessment results.
  • Be eligible for recognition of your hard work.
Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA)

Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA)

Add-On LSTA Membership: $10 

Top Benefits of LSTA membership

  • An annual conference that highlights award-winning presentations, share-a-thons, networking opportunities, exhibits, etc.
  • Advance announcements of local, state, and national professional development opportunities.
  • Grant availability notifications.
  • Recognition of outstanding service to science education.
  • Representation on various science advisory councils, including the Louisiana Department of Education.
Maine Science Teachers Association (MSTA)

Maine Science Teachers Association (MSTA)

Add-On LSTA Membership: $10 

Top Benefits of MSTA membership

  • Quarterly newsletter sharing stories from other educators, important news in science education, and resources that are available to you
  • Occasional email blasts on important news
  • Coming soon: new grant offering for just MSTA members
Maryland Association of Science Teachers (MAST)

Maryland Association of Science Teachers (MAST)

Add-On MAST Membership: $10 

Top Benefits of MAST membership

  • Discounted registration at MAST Annual Conferences.
  • Access to grant opportunities for classroom materials and projects.
  • Access to regional networking events.
  • Discounted registration for MAST professional development programs.
Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST)

Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST)

Add-On MAST Membership: $25 

Top Benefits of MAST membership

  • Participate in exclusive professional development events annually.
  • Receive awards and apply for professional development and classroom grants.
  • Belong to an engaging group of science educators to learn from and alongside.
  • Develop as a leader by becoming involved with committees or serving on the board of directors.
Minnesota Science Teachers Association (MnSTA)

Minnesota Science Teachers Association (MnSTA)

Add-On MnSTA Membership: $20 

Top Benefits of MnSTA membership

  • Gain the knowledge you need to be a cutting edge educator through MnSTA's fall and spring conferences.
  • Stay informed through MnSTA’s quarterly newsletter – highlights stories, local news and organizational updates as well as grant and awards information.
  • Take advantage of leadership opportunities by serving on MnSTA's board or participate as a regional or discipline director.
Montana Science Teachers Association (MSTA)

Montana Science Teachers Association (MSTA)

Add-On MSTA Membership: $18 

Top Benefits of NSTA membership

  • Access to our award-winning journals full of content and classroom-tested teaching tips.
  • Exclusive access to one of our 20 listservs where you can find mentors, share ideas, and get answers to your everyday questions.
  • Substantial discounts—20% NSTA Press books and significant discounts to the NSTA Area and National Conferences on Science Education.
Nevada State Science Teachers Association (NSSTA)

Nevada State Science Teachers Association (NSSTA)

Add-On NSSTA Membership: $10 

Top Benefits of NSSTA membership

  • Science and STEM Conferences in the fall and spring to keep you current on NVACSS (aka the Next Generation Science Standards)
  • Up-to-date information on workshops, in-services, classes, and professional development offerings in our state and nearby states with our statewide interactive calendar on our website
  • Access to a statewide network of science teachers for networking opportunities, ideas, support, and resources for the NVACSS (aka the NGSS) via our brand new website, www.nvscience.org
  • Regional assistance and support for conference attendance
New Jersey Science Teachers Association (NJSTA)

New Jersey Science Teachers Association (NJSTA)

Add-On NJSTA Membership: $20 

Top Benefits of NJSTA membership

  • Opportunities for statewide leadership in science education.
  • Professional learning and networking opportunities.
  • Access to website resources.
North Carolina Science Teachers

North Carolina Science Teachers (NCST)

Add-On NCST Membership: $15 
Oregon Science Teachers Association (OSTA)

Oregon Science Teachers Association (OSTA)

Add-On OSTA Membership: $20 

Top Benefits of OSTA membership

  • TOST: A monthly newsletter will be delivered to your inbox. Archives available.
  • Grade Level/Subject Area Discussion Forums to ask/answer questions and share resources with your colleagues. You are not alone!
  • Resources & Opportunities: An RSS-enabled page of resources from multiple sources for workshops, classes, student competitions, and grant opportunities.
  • NGSS@OSTA: A web page of resources that are specific to Oregon and the implementation of the 2014 Oregon Science Standards (NGSS).
  • A list Conferences and Events to network with your colleagues around the region and state.
Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA)

Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA)

Add-On PSTA Membership: $17 

Top Benefits of PSTA membership

  • Announcements of professional development workshops that are sponsored by PSTA and other state organizations.
  • Inclusion on the Building a Presence Listserv, which is a project of PSTA.
  • Discounted registration fees for the annual PSTA Convention.
  • An opportunity to network with science educators throughout the state.
Science Education Council of Ohio

Science Education Council of Ohio (SECO)

Add-On SECO Membership: $25 
Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS)

Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS)

Add-On STANYS Membership: $39 

Top Benefits of STANYS membership

  • Members attend the STANYS annual state conference with many workshops, vendors, socials, and featured speakers; STANYS local sections also offer professional learning opportunities.
  • Members receive five annual issues of the STANYS Newsletter with updates from NYSED, conference information, professional growth opportunities, and other useful news.
  • Members network with other professionals through our Directors at Large and Section Area Representatives at state and local level. Be part of statewide representation and have a voice in legislative affairs that affect science education that bring collective concerns and suggestions to NYSED.
Washington Science Teachers Association (WSTA)

Washington Science Teachers Association (WSTA)

Add-On WSTA Membership: $20 

Top Benefits of WSTA membership

  • Professional support through a network to help members grow as educators
  • Member-only access to the WSTA website and the WSTA Journal
  • Reduced registration fee to WSTA conferences and workshops
  • Support with implementing Science Standards in the classroom
West Virginia Science Teachers Association (WVSTA)

West Virginia Science Teachers Association (WVSTA)

Add-On WVSTA Membership: $20 

Top Benefits of WVSTA membership

  • Opportunities for statewide leadership in science education.
  • Professional development and networking opportunities.
  • Recognition activities for state and national awardee.
  • Regular communication on grant opportunities, professional development workshops, and alerts to issues affecting West Virginia science teachers.
Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST)

Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST)

Add-On WSST Membership: $20 

Top Benefits of WSST membership

  • The WSST Annual Conference, the largest science education event in the state.
  • Programs to help science educators meet new education requirements.
  • The WSST Newsletter
  • Awards and recognition of outstanding K–16 science educators.
  • Support for Science Outreach, Science Olympiad, and the Wisconsin Science Congress.
  • Foundation grants to individuals for support of science education initiatives.
Wyoming Science Teachers Association (WSTA)

Wyoming Science Teachers Association (WSTA)

Add-On WSTA Membership: $10 

Top Benefits of WSTA membership

  • Be a communications network for Wyoming science educators.
  • Serve as a voice for the Wyoming science teaching community.
  • Build a network of educators dedicated to professional growth and the promotion and implementation of advances in science education.
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