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The CSTA board of directors and staff extend our condolences and desires for safety to those who are impacted by the fires ravaging our state. If you are concerned about your upcoming participation in the 2018 California Science Education Conference, please do not worry. CSTA will be honoring any and all requests for refunds and cancellation for those whose participation is impeded by disasters such as the current wildfires, any that may occur between now and then, or be ongoing at the time of the conference at the end of the month. If you require assistance with your registration, please contact us at or 916-979-7004. For hotel cancellations, at this time, a seven-day advance cancellation policy still applies. For assistance with your hotel arrangements, please contact or call 877-385-9595.
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.