The Utah Science Teachers Association is a group of scientists and science educators who work together to promote excellent science teaching in grades K-12 and Higher Education in the great state of Utah.
What is USTA?
What can USTA offer you?
Become part of the state wide community of science teachers by participating in the USTA Yearly Conference in February.
Use the USTA Forum and ask a question to all the members of USTA about science content, core concepts, or even demo or lab ideas. Then take some time to read the questions of others and share your ideas with them.
What is NSTA?
The National Science Teachers Association is a community of professional educators over 60,000 strong. NSTA provides members with products and services to enhance their lives professionally and personally. Learn more here.
What can NSTA offer you?
USTA and NSTA:
Becoming a member of a professional community has many benefits. There are opportunities for professional development, access to lesson plans and teaching ideas, and an open door for collaboration with fellow science teachers. Expand your professional connections and opporotunities at the state and national level. See you there!
Take advantage of many Professional Development opportunities. There are so many avenues to offered by NSTA to improve your science knowledge and skills as a teacher.
Become part of the nation wide community of science teachers by participating in one of the NSTA Conferences.
DSD and USOE are moving toward implementation and application of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in all science classrooms. NSTA can be one of the best resources for teachers in all things NGSS. Become familiar with crosscutting concepts, science/engineering practices, and gain content deeper knowledge with the help of NSTA here.