Past Event

National Science Teachers Association National Conference 2019

WestEd at NSTA 2019

WestEd staff will present on a variety of science topics during the 2019 National Science Teachers Association’s (NSTA) National Meeting, April 11–14, in St. Louis, Missouri. This year’s conference theme is “Champions for Science.”

The NSTA National Meeting brings together 9,000 science educators and offers more than 1,000 sessions that focus on preK to college science education, including life science, Earth science, physical science, engineering, technology, and science application. NSTA will offer four strands:

  • Three-Dimensional Grand Slam, Phenomena
  • Gateway to Learning
  • Jazzing Up Science with Cross-Curricular Connections
  • Confluence of Equity and Education

Participate in our sessions (see below) and visit us at booth 1864 in the exhibit hall to learn about our professional services and publications.

Wednesday, April 10

Pre-Conference Professional Learning Institute: NextGen TIME: Transforming Implementation Through Materials Evaluation
Time & Location: 9am-4pm / Marriott St. Louis Grand, Landmark 3
WestEd Presenter: Jo Topps (K-12 Alliance)
Note: Additional registration is required for this institute.

Thursday, April 11

Session: How K–5 Educators and Students Can Expertly Use CCCs
Time & Location: 8am-9:30am / America’s Center, Room 144
WestEd Presenter: Art Sussman (K-12 Alliance)

Friday, April 12

Session: How Grades 6–12 Educators and Students Can Expertly Use CCCs
Time & Location: 8am-9:30am / America’s Center, Room 144
WestEd Presenter: Art Sussman (K-12 Alliance)

Saturday, April 13

Session: Classroom Innovations – Shifting Practice with Protocols for PLCs
Time & Location: 12:30pm-1:30pm / America’s Center, Room 152
WestEd Presenters: Patrick Moyle (Making Sense of SCIENCE)

Session: Making Sense of Student Work: A Protocol for Using Formative Assessments
Time & Location: 12:30pm-1:30pm / America’s Center, Room 227
WestEd Presenters: Kirsten Daehler (Making Sense of SCIENCE)

Sunday, April 14

Presentation: A System for Systems Thinking
Time & Location: 11am-12pm / America’s Center, Room 145
WestEd Presenters: Patrick Moyle and Kirsten Daehler (Making Sense of SCIENCE)

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Event Type

Conferences

Date

April 11–14th, 2019

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Organizers

National Science Teachers Association

Audience

Administrators, Teacher Educators, Teachers