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