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STATFlash: 4/18/14

Fri, 04/18/2014

Your New STAT Officers Have Been Chosen!
The votes are in!

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CAST Housing Now Open


to reserve your room today for CAST 2014 at the Hilton Anatole is Dallas, TX.

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STAT Award Nominations

Nominate an Outstanding Teacher to Be Recognized at CAST!  Send us their name, e-mail, title and what award you are nominating for and we'll handle the rest!  Visit for more details!

Voting is Open!

Mon, 03/24/2014

Vote Today!  The officer elections are open.  Now is the time for members only to cast votes online until the polls close on April 3rd at 5:30 PM
You may access the candidates’ pages here. Please review their bios and position statements to choose who you would like to represent you on the STAT Executive Committee.

You must be a current member to vote on STAT Officers. All members will receive the survey to vote on March 21, 2014 and April 1,2014. Voting will close April 3. 
If you are a member and did not receive the link to vote please contact

Call for Proposals

Mon, 03/17/2014

Call for Proposals will Open March 17 and close May 15.


Please view the proposals site to submit one today!

The Spring Issue of the STATellite is Here

Mon, 02/17/2014

Dear Members,
We are pleased to announce that the Spring Issue of The STATellite is now available!
In this issue you will find informative articles such as:
Virginia Woods Testimonial
Seeing CAST Through New Eyes
STAT Officer Nominations
Affiliates updates
Teacher Opportunities
and much more!
You can view this issue here:

Show your Love for Science, Win an iPad!

Wed, 02/05/2014

Attention Texas Science Teachers:
Valentine's Day is coming, and it is time to "Show Some Love For Science" in our Spring membership drive!
As you may already know, a one-year STAT membership is always included in your CAST registration, but there are many great teachers who don't get to attend CAST every year, and therefore miss out on the benefits of being a STAT member.  Let's reach these teachers, and encourage them to join us.
What's in it for me?:
A brand new iPad will be awarded to the person who refers the most new members by the end of the deadline (Feb.

STATFlash: 1/8/2014

Wed, 01/08/2014

STAT Legislative Training Day

Dear Members,
We have been hearing talk that some districts will not be purchasing science textbooks with the Instructional Materials Allotment monies.  We have to be proactive to make sure that our students receive their fair share.   Some districts have offered the rational that the supplemental materials purchased a few years ago would suffice.  Also, they have said that because science teachers have done without a new book for so many years, they would be able to get by without new books. Also, instead of purchasing science texts, some districts may choose to purchase technology equipment.

December STATellite is now available

Wed, 12/18/2013

Dear Members,

We are excited to announce that the December Issue of The STATellite is now available!

In this issue you will find informative articles such as:

  • CAST TOUR 2013 Highlights
  • Rising Tides... and Join your Association
  • STAT Officer Nominations
  • Mini-CASTs
  • Affiliates updates
  • and much more!

You can view this issue here:


STATFlash: 12/2/13

Mon, 12/02/2013

Become a Leader in Texas Science

Become a leader in a vibrant and growing community of science educators and administrators from across Texas: nominate yourself or another current STAT member for the STAT Executive Committee.  Join our mission of facilitating quality science education and disseminating best teaching practices at this pivotal time in STAT's history.  Please visit our Nominations page for nomination criteria and submission requirements.  All nomination materials must be submitted via email to by January 10, 2014.