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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

January 18, 2023 , February 11, 2023...

AZ Ambitious 3D Teaching Community of Practice

Using a Communities of Practice, we will master the Core Practice Sets outlined in “Ambitious Science Teaching”.

February 9, 2023

Webinar: Developing & Using Models: 1 of the 8 SEPs in AZSS

What a model is/isn’t and how developing/using models contribute to student sense-making of phenomena-based science.

February 27, 2023

Resilience Talks

Get REAL about what we deal with as teachers and get SUPPORT for the amazing and incredibly difficult job of…

April 24, 2023

Resilience Talks

Get REAL about what we deal with as teachers and get SUPPORT for the amazing and incredibly difficult job of…

Application for High School Deeper Dive: Constructing Phenomena-based Units for High School

Develop an understanding of The Framework, Working with Big Ideas of Science Education, and the AzSS.

Call for Proposals for ASTA Conference

ASTA is currently accepting proposals for their annual conference. Submit today so you can be a part of 3D Road Mapping…

Nominations Open for AZ Science Teacher of the Year!

Nominations for ASTA Teacher of the Year are now open! Submit a nomination or nominate yourself today!

Scholarship Available for ASTA Cause & Effect Science Teaching Symposium!

If you are interested in receiving a scholarship to attend the ASTA Cause & EffectVirtual Science Teacher Symposium, July 11th-14th,…