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Save the date for October 13-15, 2017 for the 2017 California Science Education Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017-2019 CSTA Board of Directors!

Apply today to serve in one of the following postions:

  • President-Elect

  • Secretary

  • Primary (K-2) Director

  • Middle School/Jr. High Director

  • 2-Year College Director

  • Informal Science Education Director

  • Region 1 Director

  • Region 3 Director

The deadline for nominations is February 2, 2017.

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