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Chemistry Teachers: Plan to Attend the BCCE Conference in August!

The 21st Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) is sponsored by the ACS Division of Chemical Education and will be hosted by University of North Texas Department of Chemistry, August 1-5, 2010.  The technical program features plenary speakers, more than 800 presentations in over 100 sessions, and almost 50 workshops.

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Student Spaceflights Experiments Program: Opportunity for all Texas Districts


On Final Flight of the Space Shuttle: A Remarkable Grade 5-12 Opportunity for Student Experiments

June 7 - The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE; and American Aerospace have just launched the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP), a historic opportunity for students to propose experiments for the final scheduled flight of the Space Shuttle, STS-134.

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August STATellite Call for Articles; STAT Members Honored at TRC Meeting

Thu, 07/01/2010


Calling All STAT Members! Does the hot summer have you in the throes of after-school reflection?  Thinking of an interesting tidbit on teaching, or a witty observation about the life of a science teacher?  Or, do you want to get the word out to your colleagues about an important event before CAST 2010?

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Bob Ballard on 60 Minutes; STAT Member Stef Paramoure Receives Presidential Award

Tue, 06/15/2010

The Great Explorer.  Check out this video of CAST 2010 Keynote Speaker Bob Ballard on 60 minutes.  Want to see to see him live?  Plan to register for CAST where you'll hear his adventures firsthand and his plans to help you build the science classroom of tomorrow. Registration opens in August, but you can book your hotel room now at

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STATFlash: June STATellite Now Available; Awards Site Now Open!

Tue, 06/01/2010

The June STATellite is now available here

In this issue:

  • President Joel Palmer’s Message
  • Regional Reports
  • Affiliate News
  • Farewell from Past-President Pasty Magee
  • STAT EPLI Preview
  • STAT Awards Guidelines
  • …And much more!

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Conservation Across Boundaries (Texas) Course Enrollment - Deadline June 1, 2010.

CAB Texas: July 23-31

Application deadline June 1, 2010

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Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT): Education Specialist Position Posted

Download a flyer HERE.

Job Details from BRIT:

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Forensic Science Educator Training Conference at Sam Houston State University

August 9-12, 2010: Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to attend a four-day conference on forensic science at Sam Houston State University. Registrants will receive lab and lecture based instruction and a variety of electronic and physical resources to help incorporate forensic science into the middle and high school curriculum.

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Congratulations to the HEB Excellence in Education Award Winners!

H-E-B is proud to announce the 10 statewide winners chosen to receive a 2010 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award.

The winners represent the best of the best in Texas education, and were presented with their award at the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards celebration that took place in Houston on Sunday, May 2, 2010.

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NSELA Summer Leadership Institute

Since the first Summer Leadership Institute in 1980, the National Science Education Leadership Association has worked to improve science education and foster the dissemination of best practices and research-based professional development throughout the United States.