2021 Virtual Summer Leadership Institute

Summer of Synergistic Science: Connecting, Sharing, and Networking


The NSELA Board and Executive Committee have made the decision to hold the upcoming Summer Leadership Institute virtually over three weeks leading into the upcoming school year. The dates of the conference will be July 20, July 28 and August 5, and will focus upon topics under the umbrellas of leadership, engineering, and scientific phenomena.

Day 1  - Tuesday, July 20th 

Embedded Engineering:Engineering can be used as a way to help ALL students identify with and apply science concepts. By experiencing high quality engineering curriculum, utilizing problem solving and design, students can address social justice issues within their place. This strand will bring in varied perspectives and expertise around how to embed engineering within the science classroom with a focus on equity.

Day 2 - Wednesday, July 28th

Phenomena: Phenomena are not just a hook! This strand will explore all aspects where phenomena have an impact including high quality curriculum, assessment, language and culture, and community connections.

Day 3 - Thursday, August 5th 

Leadership Development:  Leadership skills can constantly be developed and improved, especially with the support of a community, like NSELA. This strand will hit on various components of leadership including professional (publication tips, education research) and personal (self-care, implicit bias) considerations

Registration Prices

Full conference experience: $79 for NSELA Members, $139 Non-Members (this includes an NSELA membership)

Daily registration: $33 for NSELA Members


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View the NSELA Virtual SLI 2021 schedule & directory.


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