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April 9, 2018
CSTA is now accepting applications for serving on a 2018/19 CSTA standing and ad hoc committee. Committees act in an advisory capacity to the board and do a great deal of the work of the association. Committee service is a great way to get involved…
February 15, 2018
Call For CSTA Awards Nominations The 2018 Award Season is now open! CSTA offers several awards and members may nominate individuals and organizations. Nomination deadline is May 8, 2018 List of Awards: Future Science Teacher Award, Margaret…
March 8, 2018
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Communication Tools

In collaboration with the California Alliance for Next Generation Science Standards (CA4NGSS), CSTA has developed a series of tools designed to help teachers communicate with parents about the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS).

Registration is now open for the 2018 NGSS Statewide Rollout trainings!

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Priority Features of NGSS Instructional Materials

CSTA and the science teachers associations of three other Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) west-coast states, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, have co-authored a white paper on priority features of NGSS instructional materials. As your school or district begins to review materials, use this resource along with other available tools to evalute materials.

Call for Proposals

CSTA is now accepting workshop proposals for the 2018 California Science Education Conference. The deadline to submit a proposal is May 1, 2018.

Future CSTA Meeting Dates and Locations:

  • 2019 - San Jose, October 18-20

After School Special

What: Yearlong NGSS Planning Using Phenomenon

Where: Houston Middle School. Acampo, CA

When: May 21, 2018. 4:30-5:30pm