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Read our latest news and announcements from your NSSTA Governing Board.

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  • Friday, December 03, 2021 6:30 AM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    New Governing Board Positions


    We are excited to announce our SIX new Governing Board Representative positions are open to applicants.  These new positions are statewide positions.  Please see the flyer below and click here to learn more and download an application form.



  • Friday, December 03, 2021 6:25 AM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    *New* Committee on Ensuring Equitable Access to High Quality Science Learning Opportunities for All Nevada Students

    We are also excited for our new Committee on Ensuring Equitable Access to High Quality Science Learning Opportunities for All Nevada Students. One of our goals as an organization is to ensure Science Teacher voices are in the conversations happening at the state level around science education. We know we can't have high quality STEM or STEAM in Nevada without high quality Science learning opportunities for ALL students, so we want to take a deep look at what is on teachers' "plates" and how useful these things may be in providing that high quality science learning experience for our students.  Please see our flyer below for more information and visit the Committee page to join!



  • Monday, November 01, 2021 2:07 PM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    To meet the current needs of our Organization, we will be changing our fee structure starting 1/1/22.  

    The new fee structure is:

    • $25 for one year of NSSTA membership for all Regions. 
    • $20 for one year of NSSTA membership IF signing up with joint-membership with NSTA.  

    This will allow us to continue to grow the organization and provide Professional Learning and other members-only events throughout the year.  

    Please visit: https://nvscience.org/JoinUs to learn more. 

  • Sunday, October 10, 2021 6:29 PM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    The changes to the NSSTA Constitution were passed by those members who voted.  To see the current NSSTA Constitution, please visit the About Us - History page. 

    Please be on the lookout for information on the new Governing Board positions that were created by these changes. 

  • Thursday, September 16, 2021 7:54 PM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    NSSTA Members: 

    We will host two simultaneous Membership Meetings on Saturday 9/25.  Please click below for more information.

    Region II & V will be held in person in Reno

    Region I, III, and IV will be held online via Google Meet. 


    All information presented will be shared with all members after the meetings. 

  • Thursday, September 09, 2021 4:25 PM | Heather Witt (Administrator)


  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021 12:45 PM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    Please join us this year for the "Science Speaks in Nevada" Series

     

    This series will provide multiple one-hour sessions with local STEM experts designed to increase Nevada educator content knowledge about local science phenomena. The "Science Speaks in Nevada" series is an extension of the Nevada CONNECTS Project from all three Regional Professional Development Programs, the Clark County School District, and the Nevada State Science Teachers Association.

    Educators who participate in each one-hour session completely will have their attendance recorded in ELMS.

     

    RSVP links will be available on the 15th of every month for the following month's sessions. Google Meet links will be sent upon RSVP.

     

    To see schedule and topics, visit our Nevada CONNECTS Event Calendar.



  • Thursday, July 01, 2021 2:43 PM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    The Nevada CONNECTS Professional Learning Material is now available on our website. 

    View Professional Learning Materials


    Field Test items will be available later this summer (August). 

  • Thursday, July 01, 2021 12:45 PM | Lori Henrickson (Administrator)

    The 2021-2022 Nevada State Science Teachers Association Governing Board:

    President: Heather Witt – 2020-2022

    President-elect: Sylvia Scoggin – 2020-2022

    Past President: Bev Lousignont – 2020-2022

    Treasurer: Jenny Ask – 2020-2025

    Secretary: Catherine Connolly – 2020-2025

    Membership Coordinator: Kate Fowler – 2021-2024

    Executive Director: Lori Henrickson – 2021-2026

    Region I Representative: Jennifer Panczyszyn – 2020-2022

    Region II Representative: Kristine Wilbrecht – 2021-2023

    Region III Representative: Cindy DeLeon – 2020-2022

    Region IV Representative: Kimberly Hernandez– 2021-2023

    Region V Representative: Madeline Cronk – 2020-2022


  • Saturday, April 03, 2021 2:25 PM | Kate Fowler (Administrator)

    The following positions will be up for election on the NSSTA Governing Board:

    • Region II Representative (Washoe) (2021-2023)
    • Region IV Representative (Nye, Esmeralda, Mineral, Lander, Eureka, White Pine, Lincoln) (2021-2023)
    • Membership Coordinator (statewide) (2021-2024)

    To apply for any of these positions, please:

    1) Read the duties and responsibilities

          ~Regional Representative

          ~Membership Coordinator

    2) Complete NSSTA Application and submit completed form and all required documentation to execdirector@nvscience.org by 5/15/21.

    3) The Nominations Committee will collect all applications and the election will be held online from 6/1/21-6/15/21. 

    Positions start on July 1, 2021

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