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Your New STAT Officers Have Been Chosen!
The votes are in!  Presenting Your 2014-2015 STAT Executive Committee:
President: Melena Silva, Calallen, ISD
President-Elect: Matthew Wells, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Past-President: Donald Burken, Spring Branch ISD
Vice President: George Hademenos, Richardson ISD
Secretary: Kara Swindell, Lubbock ISD
Treasurer: Jo Anne Jackson, Lubbock ISD
Members At Large: Becky Lindsey, Crosby ISD
Laura Lee McLeod, Frisco ISD; and Terry White, University of Houston
Thank you for casting your votes!  
New officers will take their positions on August 1, 2014.
CAST Housing Now Open
You may now book your rooms for CAST at the Hilton Anatole.  All meeting rooms, exhibits and hotel rooms will be in ONE place!  Please note the Hilton Anatole had a mistake regarding their refund policy on the website.  You will not be billed a first night deposit for booking a room until November 4- cancelations and changes will not be charged if handled prior to this date.
Save the Date: CAST 2014 November 20-22nd, Hilton Anatole in Dallas Texas.  Early Bird Registration will be open August 15-October 1 at $125!  Plan to attend today.


Call for Proposals
We are calling on all presenters to share your lesson plans and lessons learned with our science teachers from across our great state.  CAST is an excellent opportunity to present, network with your peers and share knowledge so that Texas science teachers can learn from each other.  We urge you to submit a proposal to present at CAST 2014 and be one of our rock star presenters.
You will need to create a new username and login to submit.  Sample PDFs are available on the site for your review and you may also submit a draft and edit it as you go.




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

Upcoming Events:
STAT Summer Leadership Institute, July 6-8 in Galveston, Texas.  Registration will be limited to 150 and registration will open in mid-May.  If you would like to be placed on a list to attend prior to registration opening please send your request to with "SLI Reservation" in the title.