ARLINGTON, Va.—June 2, 2021—The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors and six new members to its Council.
“These classroom teachers, informal educators, and administrators all have a passionate commitment to the association and to quality science education,” said Dr. Erika Shugart, NSTA Executive Director. “We are lucky to have them leading this organization as science teachers nationwide make plans to return to in-person learning this fall.”
The new board members join a 13-member board that oversees NSTA’s finances, policies and procedures, and strategic planning. New board members include:
Comprised of 18 district directors, each member of the council is the official representative of NSTA in his/her geographic district and serves as the primary liaison on issues of importance to science and improvement of science education at all levels. The council functions as the advisory body to the board of directors. New council members include:
For a complete listing of the NSTA Board of Directors and Council, please visit https://www.nsta.org/nsta-board-and-council.
The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is a vibrant community of 40,000 science educators and professionals committed to best practices in teaching science and its impact on student learning. NSTA offers high-quality science resources and continuous learning so that science educators can grow professionally and excel in their careers. For new and experienced teachers alike, the NSTA community offers the opportunity to network with like-minded peers at the national level, connect with mentors and leading researchers, and learn from the best in the field.
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Kate Falk, NSTA
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