Supporting Excellent Science Teaching for Georgia

Georgia Science Teachers Association

GSTA Collection of Online Teaching Resources

GSTA is in the process of organizing online teaching resources for science teachers. If you have lessons you would like to share, please email: Please consider following GSTA our social media platforms. We have communities that are sharing resources and ideas. You can follow us @GSTANews on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Please consider adding resources to the GSTA phenomena bank.

Donald White of Coweta Schools has posted several online lessons in the district science updates newsletter. You can find K-5 lessons at: and 6-12 lessons at:

Jeremy Peacock has added a phenomenon on the Covid-19 at the GSTA phenomena bank. NSTA also has elementary and secondary lessons on the coronavirus at

The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is offering a free membership for 30 days. With a membership, you can access articles from their science journals, lessons, as well thousands of other resources.

GSTA Election Results

GSTA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 elections. The following members will be serving a two-year term on the GSTA Board following the April Board Meeting: 

GSTA Board Seat Name School Name
President-Elect Justin Harvey Dacula High School, Gwinnett County Schools
Secretary Melissa Niemi Muscogee County School District
District 2 Director Alec Johnson Morgan County High School, Morgan County
District 4 Director Natasha Smith Evoline C West Elementary, Fulton County Schools
District 8 Director Michelle Thompson Effingham College and Career Academy, Effingham County
District 10 Director Teresa Massey DeKalb County Schools
District 12 Director Kathryn Mullen Trickum Middle School, Gwinnett Count Schools
Elementary Representative Nicole Ford Fulton County Schools
High School Representative Rachel Pope Telfair County High School, Telfair County

General Conference Information

GSTA's 2021 annual conference will be held February 4-6, 2021 at the Cobb Galleria Centre located in Cobb County. The Galleria is located near the new Braves Stadium, the Battery, Cumberland Mall, and much more! 

GSTA is committed to supporting excellence in science teaching for the students of Georgia. GSTA works to CONNECT, INFORM, SUPPORT, and ADVOCATE for science teachers in Georgia. We also seek to PARTNER with like-minded formal and informal science education organizations to further GSTA’s mission and goals.


CONNECT Georgia science teachers to vibrant local and statewide professional networks that enhance their classroom practice and the value of their membership. 

Professional Learning

INFORM GSTA members through a variety of professional learning opportunities that enhance access to current, research-based practices for teachers at all levels, for all disciplines, and in all settings across Georgia. 


SUPPORT GSTA members through professional resources that help teachers improve their practice, the academic lives of their students, and their school communities.


ADVOCATE for excellent science education in Georgia on behalf of teachers and students and encourage our members to raise their own voices in support of excellent science education for all students in our state. 


PARTNER with informal science education stakeholders to facilitate science literacy opportunities for learners of all ages in real-world communities.

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