To our members: Linked here please find a letter from James Blake, Ed.D., President, National Science Education Leadership Association, regarding the 2020 NSELA Leadership Summit.

For a list of free resources that our partners have for teachers to help keep students learning amidst the COVID-19 school closure, click here.


Present a Session During One of NSELA's 10 sessions @ NSTA 2021!

 The NSELA Professional Development Committee is seeking presenters for the 2021 NSTA National Conference in Chicago which will take place April 8-11, 2021. Presentation time slots are one hour in length and should be focused upon research, projects, programs or tools that may benefit leaders in science education - teachers, district staff, state level staff and/or college faculty. 

Click on the proposal link here to complete a one-page summary of the proposed session by Friday, April 24th at 6:00 pm. 

Travel costs to the 2021 NSTA National Conference in Chicago and any additional materials for the presentation are the sole responsibility of the presenter(s). Conference strands are listed below for your reference, and priority will be given to those proposals that align best with these themes.

  • Supporting All Students in Science 
  • Shattering the Silos of STEM
  • Setting the Stage for Science
  • Stages of Three-Dimensional Implementation 

All questions should be directed to Elizabeth Mulkerrin via email. We thank you for your continued support of the National Science Education Leadership Association.

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Apply Now for the 2020 Vernier Emerging Science Education Leaders Scholarships (VESELS)


Announced: Recipients Of The 2020 OASA and OLISE Awards 

This year's Outstanding Administrative Support Award (OASA) recipient is Dr. Daniel Daneker, Subject Area Supervisor for Science and Technology Education, Conestoga Valley School District, Lancaster, PA. This prestigious award recognizes and honors an outstanding administrator who, through his/her professional work, has demonstrated exemplary support for science education at the school, district, higher education, and/or county level. This award honors an administrator whose primary responsibility is outside the area of science instruction. Read more about Dr. Daneker here.

This year's Outstanding Leadership in Science Education Award recipient is Joyce Baldridge Tugel, Science Education Consultant. This prestigious award recognizes and honors an NSELA member, who through their professional work, has demonstrated outstanding leadership in science education at the school, district, county, regional, and/or national level. Read more about Ms. Tugel here.

Let's Help Every Student Succeed With STEM

NSTA, in collaboration with 100kin10 and other key STEM leaders, has developed a new campaign designed to ensure that STEM and science/STEM teachers are a focus of the new federal education law at the state and local levels.


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