Georgia Science Teachers Association
ELIPSE 6.0 - January 25, 2020
Experiential Learning and Inquiry for Physical Science Educators (ELIPSE) is the theme for the GSTA District II (Northeast Georgia) Conference. This is the sixth year this workshop has been organized by GSTA, Brenau University, and the University of North Georgia. The conference will be held on January 25, 2020 from 8:30-4:00 in the Science Building at UNG-Gainesville. You can find more details and register here. The cost if $5 for GSTA members and $10 for non-members. Lunch will be provided with takeaways, conference t-shirt, & door prizes. Registration will be open from November 21 - January 24.
GSTA Awards & Grant applications are open!
The annual GSTA Awards and Grants recognize excellence and innovation in Georgia science education and serves to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done in our state.
All entries must be received by 11:59PM EST on 11/30/2019, via online submission.
A distinguished panel of professional science educators will review applications and select the winners. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be current GSTA members and all work must be current and cumulative, as applicable.
GSTA Awards and Grants recipients will be honored during an awards banquet in February 2020.
The GSTA Awards and Recognition Program is supported by member donations, the Georgia Science Teachers Education Foundation, and generous sponsors. GSTA Awards and Grants help support the science educators and their science educational programs, professional development and proactive efforts in the science education field.
For more information contact Dr. Sally Creel, the GSTA Awards and Foundation Chair.
GSTA recognizes the following awards and grants:
Make plans to attend the 2020 Broadening Our Horizons GSTA Conference!
The 2020 GSTA Conference will be held February 13-14 at the Columbus Trade and Convention Center.
Since the implementation of the GSE in 2017, Georgia teachers have continued to refine their understanding of what it means to integrate science content with science practices and crosscutting concepts. The focus of the 2020 GSTA conference is Broadening Our Horizons and will provide an opportunity for teachers to be immersed in experiences about 3-D teaching and learning, equity, assessment, and the integration of STEM and Literacy. This year’s conference is designed to continue to broaden our horizons as we grow and refine our practices as educators. Conference sessions this year will focus on sharing best practices, resources, and ideas based on the following strands:
You can find our more details and register to attend at https://www.georgiascienceteacher.org/Conference
2019-2020 Board Members
CONNECT Georgia science teachers to vibrant local and statewide professional networks that enhance their classroom practice and the value of their membership.
PARTNER with informal science education stakeholders to facilitate science literacy opportunities for learners of all ages in real-world communities.