CSTA represents science educators statewide—in every
science discipline at every grade level, Kindergarten through
CSTA demonstrates leadership in science education in the state by organizing
and participating in statewide reform initiatives, and provides
leadership opportunities for members who wish to serve on
state advisory committees, including framework, standards,
and textbook committees.
CSTA works to ensure that the interests of science educators are represented at the state level, with legislators and state education
policy-makers. Learn about some successes achieved on your behalf, and what our current policy priorities are.
CSTA publishes California Classroom
Science, a monthly e-newspaper packed with news,
information, resources, ideas, and activities of current interest
to science educators, and the California
Journal of Science Education, a semi-annual scholarly
journal designed to stimulate thought and dialogue about science
CSTA sponsors the California Science Education
Conference, the largest state conference designed specifically
for science educators statewide.
CSTA recognizes excellence by sponsoring awards
programs for both students and teachers.
CSTA is supported by local and subject area science
educator groups, and promotes their membership and activities.
CSTA invites membership from elementary, middle school, high
school, and college teachers and informal science educators,
and provides representation for all levels on our Board
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