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January 21, 2019
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February 7, 2019
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April 1, 2019
The votes are in - meet the new members of the CSTA Board of Directors. Thank you to all the candidates and voters who participated in this year's elections.

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Communication Tools

In collaboration with the California Alliance for Next Generation Science Standards (CA4NGSS), CSTA has developed a series of tools designed to help teachers communicate with parents about the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS).

Priority Features of NGSS Instructional Materials

CSTA and the science teachers associations of three other Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) west-coast states, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, have co-authored a white paper on priority features of NGSS instructional materials. As your school or district begins to review materials, use this resource along with other available tools to evalute materials.

2018 Conference (Pasadena)
Looking for handouts/slide deck from a workshop you attended? Check this list of sessions that have made that information available.

2019 Conference (San Jose)

Future CSTA Meeting Date and Location:

  • 2020 - Palm Springs, October 16-18