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Happy New Year from STAT
Have you been having a science-filled winter break? Tell us about it! STAT would love to hear from you. We are currently accepting articles for the February issue of The STATellite. Share your teaching tips, articles, and science teaching experiences and activities with your fellow STAT members.
Email your articles to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1st.
Here's to an exciting new year!
Are you concerned about public education funding? Would you like to see appropriations for new science textbooks? There's strength in numbers, so join us February 21-22 in Austin at the first ever Science Teachers Day at the Capitol!
For only $40 you will attend a welcome reception Thursday evening and a legislative training breakfast on Friday before you head down to the State Capitol. Transportation from the hotel to the capitol is included.
If you care about the future of your career and science education for students in Texas, we urge you to register and join us in Austin!
Happy Holidays from STAT!
Recap CAST 2012 with us in the December issue of The STATellite. Also, be sure to check out all the fun and helpful information, such as:
- Science Teachers Day at the Capitol
- Photos from CAST 2012
- Teacher-submitted articles
- ...and more!
Dear STAT Colleagues,
A new set of national science education standards, called the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is currently being developed. The second draft of the NGSS is scheduled to be released for public comment during the first week of January 2013. Various groups throughout the United States will be reviewing the second draft of the NGSS and will submit their comments to the NGSS writing teams.
The eCYBERMISSION team has extended the student registration deadline from December 14th to January 15th.
To register, click here.
In the drop down menu on the first page of registration please choose: NSTA: Referred by NSTA State Chapter
For more information, contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator.