Region E

Includes NE, KS, MO, ND, SD, MN, IA, WI and IL

Region E Director
Kristine Denton
(402) 203-7193
kristine.denton@ops.org

The following states are in Region E: Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois

Illinois
Illinois Science Teachers Association
http://www.ista-il.org/

ISTA Conference
www.ista-il.org/conference.htm

Northern Illinois Science Educators (NISE)
http://nise.us

Department of Education
http://www.isbe.net

Science Standards
http://www.isbe.state.il.us/ils/science/standards.htm

Contacts:
Pam Stanko
Principal Performance Consultant-Science and Health
Illinois State Board of Education
100 N First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
pstanko@isbe.net
217-782-4823


Iowa
Iowa Science Teachers Section of the Iowa Academy of Science
http://ists.pls.uni.edu/

ISTS Science Conference
http://ists.pls.uni.edu/fall-conference/index.html

Department of Education
http://www.iowa.gov/educate/

Science Standards
www.integratingstandards.com/standards/science/

Contact:
Kathy McKee
Science Consultant
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
Kathy.mckee@iowa.gov
515-281-3146
515-242-6025 (FAX)


Kansas
Kansas Association of Teachers of Science
http://kats.org/

KATS Science Conference
http://kats.org/katsKamp.cfm

Department of Education
http://www.ksde.org/

Science Standards
http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=144

Contact:
Heather Click
Science Consultant
Kansas Department Of Education
120 SE 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612-1182
hclick@ksde.org
785-296-8108


Minnesota
Minnesota Science Teachers Association
http://www.mnsta.org/

MSTA Conference
http://www.mnsta.org/ (Events and Conferences Calendar)

Department of Education
http://www.education.state.mn.us/mde/

Science Standards
http://www.education.state.mn.us/MDE/Academic_Excellence/Academic_Standards/Science/

Contact : 
Dawn Cameron
Science Assessment Specialist
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
dawn.cameron@state.mn.us
651-582-8551


Missouri
Science Teachers of Missouri
http://www.stom.org/

STOM Science Conference
http://www.stom.org/(Conferences)

Department of Education
http://dese.mo.gov
and
http://www.dhe.mo.gov

Science Standards
http://www.dese.mo.gov/standards/science.html

Contact:
Linda Lacy
Science Consultant
North Kansas City Schools
1900 NE 46th Street
Kansas City, MO 64116
lacy6@mchsi.com
417-234-4444


Nebraska
Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science
http://www.neacadsci.org/nats/index.htm

NATS Science Conference
http://www.neacadsci.org/nats/Conferences/index.htm

Department of Education
http://www.nde.state.ne.us/

Science Standards
http://www.nde.state.ne.us/ndestandards/documents/ScienceStandards.pdf

Contact:
James Woodland
Director of Science Education
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall, South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
Jim.Woodland@Nebraska.gov
402-471-4329


North Dakota
North Dakota Science Teachers Association
http://www.ndsta.k12.nd.us/index.htm

NDSTA Science Conference
http://www.ndsta.k12.nd.us/index.htm

Department of Education
http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/

Science Standards
http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/standard/content/science/science.pdf

Contact:
Beth Larson-Steckler 
Standards and Achievement 
ND Department of Public Instruction 
600 East Boulevard Ave., 9th floor 
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440 
701-328-3544 (Phone) 
701-328-4770 (Fax) 
esteckler@nd.gov


South Dakota
South Dakota Science Teachers Association
http://www.angelfire.com/sd/SDSTA//

SDSTA Science Conference
http://www.sdctm.org/conference/annualconference.htm

Department of Education
http://doe.sd.gov/

Science Standards
http://doe.sd.gov/contentstandards/science/index.asp

Contact:
Brenda Robertson
Science/Social Studies Curriculum Specialist
South Dakota Department of Education
700 Governor's Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Brenda.Robertson@state.sd.us
605-773-2533

 


Wisconsin
Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers
http://www.wsst.org/

WSST Science Conference
http://www.wsst.org/conference

Department of Public Instruction
http://dpi.wi.gov/

Model Academic Standards for Science
http://dpi.wi.gov/standards/sciintro.html

Contact:

Kevin Anderson
Science Consultant
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
125 South Webster Street
Madison, WI 53707
608-266-3319 
kevin.anderson@dpi.wi.gov