Fall Membership Meeting


Make plans now to join us in Greensboro on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 for our Fall Membership Meeting.  Program and registration details will be available soon.



Join today!  NCSLA is seeking new members interested in

Join a Committee


The heart of our organization resides in the work accomplished by our many committee members.  Take advantage of this opportunity to be actively involved in the work of NCSLA to promote science education leadership in North Carolina and join a committee!

Recognize a Leader


Nominations are being sought for the Herman and Emma Gatling Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership in North Carolina.  The award recognizes one who has gone above and beyond to provide outstanding leadership and service to science education at the district, regional, state levels and beyond. Submit a nomination.

fisherlogoNCSLA Annually gives a Michael C. Jackson Distinguished Service Award to the person who has performed a great service to science education in North Carolina. The award is sponsored by Fisher Scientific Education and is presented a the Spring Meeting.

To nominate someone, whether a NCSLA member or not, for this award, complete the application form, and submit it no later than March 29. Please consider nominating anyone who has been a tremendous help to your or your area or to science education in North Carolina. We encourage you to keep your nominations confidential. Nominations that are not awarded will be held over for consideration in subsequent years.

Completed nomination packets should include the following:
1. Completed nomination form.
2. Letters of recommendation or support.
3. Short resume' or vita of the nominee. (optional)

The Distinguished Service Award was renamed in 2008 in honor of Michael C. Jackson, a founder of NCSLA. Learn more...

For further information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., NCSLA Awards Committee Chair


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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.