Fall Membership Meeting


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



Join today!  NCSLA is seeking new members interested in

Run for Office


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

NCSLA and NCSTA will be sponsoring a relief drive for our North Carolina science educators who were hit hard by Hurricane Matthew. We are asking our members to donate teacher supplies at the Professional Develop Institute, October 19-21, 2016, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.
Listed below are ways you can make a difference to a science educator in NC.  Please bring any of the items listed below to the PDI next week.  Collection bins will be set up near the registration desk at both NCSLA and NCSTA to place donated items.  Teachers affected by Hurricane Matthew can fill out an application at the NSTA/NCSTA/NCSLA booth in the exhibit hall and get needed supplies there.

Please tape a business card on your donations if you would like to hear from the teacher that chose your donation to use in the classroom.  Blank thank you cards will be available to all recipients to write a special note to the donor.

Teacher’s Supplies Needed

Copy paper
Teacher planner
Post-it Notes
Storage containers
Grade book
Zip lock bags all sizes
Desk Calendars
Bulletin Board materials
Construction Paper
Tape and dispenser
Masking tape
Duct tape
Stamps and stamp pad for rewards
Reward certificates

Special reward pencils
Pencil holders
White board markers and erasers
Small white boards
Colorful tape
Themed materials for the room
Pocket charts
Any organizational materials for the desk
Hole puncher
Mouse pads
Laminating film
Arts and crafts materials
Composition books
Chart tablets
Tubs and containers for supplies
Printers Laptops
Legos Science kits


For teachers affected by the storm:

Please download and complete the application (we will have them at the NSTA/NCSTA/NCSLA Booth too) and explain how you were affected during the storm.  Once your application has been completed you may browse the donated items at the exhibit booth and take items that will benefit you.  Thank you note cards will be provided with a completed application.

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. 


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