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Message from the President
Why YOU should attend
the Fall PDI on November 11
Apply to be a Science
Leadership Fellow
Fall Meeting:
Improving Literacy through
Science Leadership
Nominations sought
for Gatling Award
Role of Informal Education
in Developing Conceptual
Understanding
Looking for NCSLA Leaders
Meet Del Ruff
A Moment for Leadership
Mountains to the Sea
Opportunities from
the SMT Center

Run for Office!

The NCSLA Nominations Committee is looking for nominations and recommendations to fill elected board positions for the upcoming year. The following elected positions will be on the spring ballot: secretary, president-elect and 2 district-at-large members. Please send contact information to: Dr. Teresa H. Cowan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in running for a board position or if you would like to nominate someone for the ballot.

Join a Committee!

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.

How to Apply

NCSLA has revamped the committee selection process to give its members more opportunities to be actively involved in the work of NCSLA to promote science education leadership in North Carolina. For the first time, NCSLA has moved to an online committee application process. We encourage you to apply.

  1. Any current member of NCSLA is eligible to be on a commitee; applications are due by midnight on December 15th.
  2. The President-Elect will then select and notify new committee members by February 15th.
  3. Terms of membership on a committee will be three years, and new members will begin their terms on June 1st.
  4. The application form must be submitted online.

If you are someone who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about any of the committee positions, please consider applying for one or more committees. Check out a brief summary of the committees work.  If you have any questions contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Join NCSLA today! 

 

NCSLA is seeking new members interested in

  •  increasing the number of students entering science careers
  •  improving teacher preparation in science fields
  •  advancing the future of science education in NC
  •  opportunities to demonstrate leadership

NCSLA Tweets!

Apply for the NC Science Leadership Fellow Program! Details at https://t.co/dtKlx6q82g
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