NSTA's New Science Teacher Academy

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  • Teacher Professional Development


National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)


This program is designed to encourage and support 34 early-career science teachers. Fellows in the Academy receive a year-long NSTA membership; partnership with a discipline-specific e-mentor; access to web-based professional development activities, curriculum, and other resources through the New Teacher Center and the NSTA Learning Center; and funds for accommodations, airfare, food, registration, and a professional Learning Institute at the 2017 NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Los Angeles. Full-time middle and high school science teachers in their second through fifth years of teaching in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, and Washington, D.C., are eligible. Apply by August 5.