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NSTA Board and Council

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    NSTA Presidents


    Eric J. Pyle (20–21)
    James Madison University
    Harrisonburg, Virginia


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

    Retiring President

    Elizabeth Allan (20–21)
    University of Central Oklahoma
    Edmond, Oklahoma

    NSTA Division Directors

    Post-Secondary Science Teaching

    Brian Shmaefsky (21-22)
    Lone Star College - Kingwood
    Dayton, Ohio

    Coordination and Supervision of Science Teaching

    Zoe Evans (19–22)
    Bowdon High School
    Kingwood, Texas

    High School Science Teaching

    Brenda Walsh (19–22)
    Eden Prairie High School
    Eden Prairie, Minnesota

    Informal Science

    Megan Earnest
    Minnesota Zoo
    School Programs Supervisor
    Saint Paul, MN

    Middle Level Science Teaching

    Heather Anglin
    Stephen Decatur Middle School
    Middle Science Teacher
    Upper Marlboro, MD

    Multicultural/Equity in Science Education

    Alicia Conerly (20–23)
    Lawrence County School District
    Jayess, Mississippi

    Preschool/Elementary Science Teaching

    Jennifer C. Williams
    Isidore Newman School
    Science/STEM Instructor
    Belle Chasse, LA

    Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Donna Governor (20–23)
    University of North Georgia
    Dahlonega, Georgia

    Professional Learning in Science Education

    Kimberley Astle
    State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
    K-12 Science Program Supervisor
    Vancouver, WA

    Research in Science Education

    Cynthia D. Crockett (20–23)
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Science Education Department
    Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Ex Officio




    Harold Pratt (11–19)
    Educational Consultants
    Littleton, Colorado


    Erika Shugart, Executive Director

    Recording Secretary

    Michelle Butler, Director, Governance

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