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Arizona Science Teachers Association

ASTA

Inspiring, engaging, and supporting PreK through post-secondary teachers in preparing STEM learners for success.

ASTA offers a variety of Professional Development opportunities for educators to deepen their understanding of the AZ Science Standards and the shifts in instruction that are required for the implementation of the standards.

Upcoming PD Events & Webinars

May 30, 2024 , May 31, 2024

6th Grade Science: Space and Beyond

This phenomena-based unit includes most of the Earth and Space science standards for sixth grade.

June 18, 2024 , June 19, 2024...

Empower K-5 Students through Literacy in Science & STEM

Empower your students through STEM, literature, and discourse!

July 8, 2024 , July 9, 2024

5TH GRADE SPACE & MATTER

Come join us for a deeper dive into 5th grade science led by a 5th grade teacher.

July 11, 2024 , July 12, 2024

1ST GRADE DEEPER DIVE: FROM ROOTS TO ROARS

Join us for this two day workshop as we use Three Dimensional Learning to investigate 1st grade Life Science standards.

July 16, 2024

Sketching Science: The Power Science Notebooks with K-12 Learners

Effective utilization of science notebooks to foster inquiry-based learning, critical thinking, and scientific literacy.

July 25, 2024

When Science Meets Literacy: Engaged K-5 Scientists & Engineers

K-5 Science and Literacy Lessons

November 7, 2024 , November 8, 2024

ASTA’s 70th Conference Voyages of Discovery: Charting the Uncharted in Science Education

SAVE THE DATE: ASTA's 70th Annual Conference

ASTA’s Content Coaching

Free “Science Content Coaching Sessions” with Rebecca Garelli twice monthly with different topics each session.

Nominations and Applications AZ Science Teacher of the Year open NOW!

Nominations a teacher for Teacher of the Year!

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