There are many ways to get involved in NSELA! Share your talents by participating in various ways.

Interested in volunteering? Here are just a few reasons why you should say YES to joining a volunteer committee:

  • It’s the perfect way to connect with other science leaders who care deeply about the success of science education
  • You can express your ideas, use your skills and abilities, and enjoy the company of others who appreciate your ideas.
  • It’s an opportunity to be part of something that benefits you, your organization, and your career
  • Move up the ladder and learn about leadership in NSELA.

Join a Committee
NSELA is always looking for talented, dedicated volunteers to help the organization in its mission to improve science education. If you would like to learn more about serving on a committee, complete this form and you will be contacted by the committee chair.  Committees include Affiliates, Awards, Communications, Diversity and Equity, Informal Science, Membership, Professional Development and a Position Statement Task Force. The current roster of committee chairs is found here.

Run for Office
NSELA is always looking for new leaders to serve on the Executive Board.  Offices include President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary and Regional Directors. Information on volunteer leader duties can be found here

Submit an Award Nomination
Recognize an outstanding science education leader by submitting a nomination for the Oustanding Leadership in Science Education (OLISE) Award or the Outstanding Administrative Support Award (OASA).  The deadline for award nominations is in December each year. To learn more about award nominations click here

Contribute to the Newsletter
Share science education announcements, events, successes and more in our e-newsletter.

Submit an Article to the Science Educator Journal
The Science Educator is a bi-annual journal that features the latest in science education research.