Wednesday, November 25, 2009
December 3–5, 2009
Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd Street Phoenix,AZ 85004
We invite you to join Steve Yudicky, Dynalon Product Manager for three days of invaluable and inspiring professional learning at the Phoenix Area Regional NSTA Conference. Please visit the Dynalon booth to sample our line of economical education plastic labware.
Some say the mythical bird Phoenix represents our capacity for vision. This December we'll meet in Phoenix, Arizona, to explore excellence in science education, from challenging content to professional relationships.
The conference headquarters hotel is the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. Conference registration and sessions will be at the Phoenix Convention Center, as will the exhibits and the NSTA Science Store. Additional events will be held at the Sheraton.
The conference will begin with concurrent sessions on Thursday, December 3, at 8:00 AM, and end on Saturday, December 5, at 12 Noon.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Inquiry to Innovation
November 12-14 2009
DoubleTree by Hilton - Toronto Airport
We invite you to join Steve Yudicky, Dynalon Product Manager for three days of invaluable and inspiring professional learning as STAO continues Encouraging Excellence in Science Education through Leadership and Service. Please visit the Dynalon booth to sample our line of economical education plastic labware.
- Features more than 250 sessions of information and practical learning experiences and provides a host of hands-on, classroom ready activities and resources
- Enables teachers to confidently and competently implement- the revised Science and Technology (Grades 1-8) curricula- the revised Science (Grades 9-12) curricula
- Emphasizes the investigation skills of Scientific Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving
Enhance your conference experience by attending the Thursday Smarter Science Luncheon, the Thursday evening Banquet (with speaker Maude Barlow) and the Saturday Celebration Luncheon. You can add these options when you register for the conference!
Monday, November 2, 2009
First Time Attendees are encouraged to go to a special First Timers Coffee event, sponsored by Sargent-Welch, OHAUS, the Dana Center, and Science Kit, on Thursday from 7-8 AM in Moody Gardens Salon D. At the event, you will receive invaluable information about how to make the most of your time in Galveston.
SPEAKERS - There are 3 Featured Speakers this year: Mary Manheim, a forensic anthropologist; Mike Everhart, a paleontologist; and Bernard Harris, an astronaut. Speaker presentations take place on Thursday and Friday and are available to all conference participants at no additional cost. Brief speaker bios and presentation times are available on the speaker page on the CAST website.
This year's strands include:
ACT2 - Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas
All fee-based programs (i.e. Short Courses, Field Trips, Luncheons) can be selected during online registration and will be added to your registration fee. However, if you don't decide on one of these until later, you will still have the opportunity to register and pay at the conference. Just keep in mind, participation in all programs is first come, first served and spaces are limited.