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CSTA is partnering with the National Science Teachers Association to produce the 2014 NSTA Long Beach Area Conference - in Collaboration with CSTA! There will be no California Science Education Conference in 2014.

As a part of the collaboration, CSTA and NSTA are offering a joint membership (more information available here) and CSTA members enjoy affiliate member rates for conference registration (save $90 on full registration), click to join or renew for only $50 today.

Registration and Hotel Reservations are now being accepted!

(button links to NSTA site for Long Beach conference registration)

Register today for these CSTA events being held in conjunction with the 2014 Long Beach area Conference:

NGSS Science & Engineering Showcase - Call for Proposals

CSTA Members: You are invited to submit a proposal to showcase your classroom-tested NGSS, STEM, or Engineering unit, lesson, or project at the CSTA Night at the Aquarium, sponsored by Chevron. The CSTA Night at the Aquarium will be held in conjunction with the Long Beach Area Conference on Thursday, December 4, at the Aquarium of the Pacific. The night will feature the NGSS Science & Engineering Showcase, full, exclusive access to the aquarium exhibits, light food, and a cash bar. Submit a proposal for the Showcase today and share your experience with your colleagues. Showcase presenters receive a free ticket to the event! Submit a proposal today!

Proposals will be accepted September 24 – October 20. Notifications regarding the status of proposals will be distributed via email on October 27, 2014.

CSTA members can register for the 2014 NSTA Long Beach Area Conference - in Collaboration with CSTA at the NSTA Affiliate Member Rate – the same rate as an NSTA member (if you are not a current member of CSTA - click to join today). The early bird registration rate for CSTA and NSTA members is $175, a $90 savings over nonmember rates. Full rates and early conference information, including hotel options, is available on the NSTA website. Take advantage of this early registration opportunity to use 2013/2014 funding to support your participation. Workshops will address Common Core, NGSS, STEM, and much more. Both Common Core implementation block grant funds and LCFF funds (for 2014/2015) can be used to support your participation. Joint NSTA/CSTA membership for 2014 is also available at a discount offering you the benefits of membership in both organizations at a reduced rate.

Conference Strands for 2014 are:

  • #NGSS #Implementation
  • Science: The Gateway to Common Core State Standards
  • STEM Classrooms: Anytime/Anyplace/Anywhere