Fall Membership Meeting

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Make plan to join us in Charlotte on Wednesday, November 28 for our Fall Membership Meeting

Join NCSLA

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Join today!  NCSLA is seeking new members interested in

Run for Office

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NCSLA is looking for new leaders to serve on the leadership team.  Offices up for election include President-Elect and Directors-at-Large.  The deadline for nominations is January 15.  Submit your nomination today!

Recognize a Leader

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Nominations are being sought for the Gatling Award for Outstanding Service.  The award recognizes  outstanding leadership and service to science education at the district, regional, state levels and beyond. Submit a nomination by October 1

Fall 2018 Science Leadership Summit

800px NASCAR HoF from CCCRegister now for the Fall NCSLA Summit, November 28, 2018 in Charlotte. The theme of the Summit is "Science Everywhere" with an emphasis on both in and out of school science learning programs and activities across the state. We are so pleased to be able to host the Fall Summit at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte NC. Dennis Schatz, senior advisor at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle will be our keynote speaker. Dr. Christine Royce,current NSTA President will also speak at the Fall Summit.

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Career Awards for Math and Science Teachers

image.img.320.highAre you considering applying for the Career Award in Science and Math Teaching (CASMT)?  Or want to find out more about the program?  Check out this podcast created by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund who sponsors the program.  Featured are interviews with NCSLA members and CASMT awardees Michelle Ellis, Andi Webb and Claudia Walker.  If you decide to apply, the deadline is September 24, 2018.

Upcoming NSTA Events

nsta logoShare your know-how and good ideas…submit a proposal for one of the following conferences:

8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA…in San Francisco (July 24–26, 2019)
Salt Lake City Area Conference (October 24–26, 2019)
Cincinnati Area Conference (November 14–16, 2019)
Seattle Area Conference (December 12–14, 2019)
Boston National Conference (April 2–5, 2020)

The deadlines for submissions are:

December 3, 2018 … for STEM Forum
January 15, 2019 … for Salt Lake City, Cincinnati, and Seattle
April 15, 2019 … for Boston

Get more information and to submit a proposal here. Questions? Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

NC DPI Science Consultants

sbe districtsAs outlined by the State Board of Education, North Carolina is divided into 8 education districts in order to better serve our school districts. The science consultant within the Department of Public Instruction is the point of contact for each region.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Secondary Science
(Sandhills Region District 4; Southwest Region District 6)

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Elementary Science
(North Central Region District 3; Piedmont-Triad Region District 5)

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Secondary Science
(Northeast Region District 1; Southeast Region District 2)

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Secondary Science
(Northwest Region District 7; Western Region District 8)

Laboratory Waste Management

Science teachers and their supervisors need to know how to deal with lab chemical waste. The first thing is to develop chemical waste management guidelines. Check out the following site for some guidance on planning for managing lab chemical waste. "Laboratory Chemical Waste Management Guidelines".

For current safety updates five days a week, follow Dr. Ken on Twitter @drroysafersci. Also follow Dr. Ken on Instagram at Drkensafetyjob1.

NCSLA Tweets!

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Leadership Opportunities

NSELA provides many opportunities for members to build leadership skills and take leadership rolls that shape science education. 

Resources

NCSLA recruits and supports the development of, emerging science education leaders.  Use the following resources in the development of your own leadership skills.

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