Supporting Excellent Science Teaching for Georgia

Georgia Science Teachers Association


STEMTalk Competition

The 2021-2022 STEMTalk Competition is OPEN! Students apply now and tell us what "Phenomenal Science" means to you. You can win a $100 prize!



GSTA 2022 Conference

 Hilton Conference Peachtree City Center

February 10-11, 2022 

click "GSTA 2022 Conference" for more information.

Apply NOW for GSTA Awards

Award applications are open to recognize science teachers and administrators of the year! GSTA also awards mini-grants, travel scholarships and more. Find out more here and apply by November 30th. Winners will be recognized at the 2022 conference.

Congratulations!



Your 2021-22 GSTA Board

The current GSTA Board consists of the following positions: 



Director:  Dr. Donna Barrett

President: Justin Harvey

President-elect: Dr. Nicole Page

Vice President: Chanel Johnson

Secretary:  Melissa Niemi

College Representative: Dr. Kania Greer

High School Representative: Rachel Pope   

Middle School Representative: Kristina Istre

Elementary School Representative:  Nicole Ford   

Science Supervisor Representative: Jeremy Peacock

District 1: Robert Bice

District 2: Alec Johnson

District 3: Kelly Bodner

District 4:  Natasha Smith

District 5: Dr. Sheila Barnes

District 6: Ashley Cody

District 7: Heather Cowart

District 8: Michelle Thompson

District 9: Donita Legoas

District 10: Teresa Massey

District 11: Patti Howell

District 12: Kathryn Mullen


GSTA Professional Resources

Besides our world famous GSTA Phenomena Bank, GSTA supports science teachers across the state by curating professional resources.


GSTA 2021 Virtual Conference and Mini-Conference Resources


Click the blue link above for the 2020 Conference and Mini-conference page.





Phenomena Bank - Get a free GSTA t-shirt!

Want a free GSTA t-shirt? The first 25 people to submit an approved phenomena to the GSTA phenomena bank will receive a t-shirt. Here are the steps:

1. Submit the phenomena (you will include the GSE element, link to phenomena (image, data set, graph, video, etc.), more details about the phenomena, and a lesson resource. See the phenomena bank for more details and examples. Be sure the phenomena is aligned to the 3-D nature of the GSE. 

2. Once completed, submit this form that includes your t-shirt size, color preference, and mailing address.


      JOINT MEMBERSHIPS

Join NSTA and GSTA at the same time, getting a discount for each.  Click https://www.nsta.org/joint-memberships here to go to the NSTA website to select this option.

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.

Membership

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. 

Resources

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

Advocacy

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. 

Outreach

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

Upcoming Events

Support the Georgia Science Teachers Education Foundation (GSTEF) through Amazon Smile.  All monies go towards awards, scholarships, and mini-grants for teachers and students!

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