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NSELA catalyzes leadership to maximize effective science teaching and learning in a complex and changing environment. Join the leadership organization and contribute to a diverse network of emerging and experienced leaders. We are seeking educators and researchers who value high-quality professional development, a collegial network, access to research, science educational resources, and advocacy.
If you are looking for opportunities to share your expertise in science education, grow as a professional in the field of science education, and connect with leaders across the United States, do consider the following:
The 2018 Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) will be held in Philadelphia Marriott from Monday, July 9, through Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The focus of the institute are the following five facets of science leadership: 1) Science for All Students, 2) Collaboration with CTE, 3) Connections with 4) Mathematics, Computer Science and Computational Thinking, and 5) NextGen TIME. The year’s SLI is will be held in conjunction with NSTA’s 7th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, July 11-13 in Philadelphia. To learn more review the SLI Schedule and register for the 2018 NSELA Leadership Institute. If you are already a member of NSELA and have not had an opportunity to link up with professionals in the organization. You should consider one of the following science leadership service opportunities:
Join a Committee
NSELA Committees include Awards, Diversity, Finance, Informal Science, Membership, Nominations, and Technology. The current roster of committee chairs is found here. If you would like to learn more about serving on a committee, complete this form and you will be contacted by the committee chair.
Run for Office
NSELA Offices include President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary and Regional Directors. Information on volunteer leader duties can be found here. The Regional Directors for this region will need a new leader for 2019. It is a three year term.
Submit an Award Nomination
NSELA Awards include the Outstanding Leadership in Science Education (OLISE) Award or the Outstanding Administrative Support Award (OASA). The deadline for award nominations is December 1 each year.
Submit an Article to the Science Educator Journal
The Science Educator is a bi-annual journal that features the latest in science education research.
Contribute to the Newsletter
Share science education announcements, events, successes and more in our e-newsletter called the Navigator.