Giving Direction to Science Education

Fall 2015 Meeting and Professional Development

Last Updated on 05 September 2015

Please join us at the Fall 2015 NCSLA Membership meeting on November 11th in Winston-Salem.

This year’s theme is “Improving Literacy through Science Leadership: Engaging Strategies to Integrate Science and Literacy.”

The program will focus on the research behind the development of literacy skills through science programs as well as best practices that work. We will host a variety of speakers and a showcase of exemplary programs that show how to effectively integrate science and literature.  Registration is now available.

Present in the Showcase Session

Proposals are being accepted for individuals who wish to present a Showcase session focusing on an exemplary program that integrates science and literacy effectively. Each presenter will have a table to display activities, posters, etc. The showcase will last for one hour. Presenters in the Showcase will receive a $10 discount on the registration fee.  If you are interested in presenting in the 2015 Showcase, please complete the online form.


Apply to be a Science Leadership Fellow!

Last Updated on 19 June 2015

NCSLA is now accepting applications for the 2016-2018 cohort of Science Leadership Fellows

To apply:

All applications and letters of support must be submitted by December 1, 2015
If you have any questions, contact Michelle Ellis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Building an Online Presence

Last Updated on 21 April 2015

As a service to NCSLA members, the Advocacy committee is developing curriculum modules to help educators.  The first module focuses on using Twitter as a tool for professional learning and development. 

Watch the video below to get started with this powerful tool that can connect you to educators around the world.  Then download this list of "Who to Follow on Twitter" to get going!



Join an NCSLA Committee!

Last Updated on 18 July 2015

Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined, and vigorous person on it.  There must be somebody who provides the flame. 
Lady Bird Johnson

While there is a President’s Chain, a Board of Directors, and an Executive Director to provide guidance and leadership for NCSLA, the heart of our organization resides in the work accomplished by our many committee members.  Whether it is planning events, growing membership, writing the newsletter, or advocating for science education for all, the committee chairs and their members are the ones who make NCSLA a viable organization.


Ernest R. Bibby Trust Fund

Last Updated on 01 May 2013

Contribute to the NCSLA Trust Fund!

Donations to the Trust Fund are tax deductible and help insure that NCSLA programs and services are ongoing.  The NCSLA Trust Fund was named in honor of past-president and long time champion of science education, Ernest R. Bibby.

Thank you for your support!