Connecticut Science Teachers Association

" inspire, promote and support the learners of science in the state of Connecticut."

Members -  Enjoy our June 2021 Newsletter!

STEMtastic! - A series of webinars that are offered each month free of charge!  Sponsored by CSTA and The Isabelle Farrington College of Education at Sacred Heart University.   Resources from past webinars can be found here.

Thank-you Educational Innovations and Discovery Museum/Sacred Heart University for our Teacher Awards Gifts!

Do you have an idea for a STEMTastic webinar?  Is there someone you would like to talk to?  Is there an area of interest that you think other teachers would like to discuss?  Please let us know at

Thinking about how to implement Safety in Your Classroom when returning?   Check out Ken Roy's Safety Bulletins!

  NGSS Assessment Tools 

This site is designed to facilitate development and sharing of classroom NGSS assessment items and item clusters (groups of items associated with same phenomenon)

PD Opportunities & Science Events

Visit our Professional Development and Grants pages for more information


Twitter Link - @CTScience

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2020  CT Science Awards 

Congratulations to all Awardees!

Excellence in  Science Teaching 2020

  • Excellence in  Elementary Science Teaching 2020 - Sponsored by Pearson
    • Phaedra Taft, Westport, CT 

  • Excellence in Middle School  Science Teaching 2020 - Sponsored by Lab-Aids
    • Kristina Ngai, William J. Johnson Middle School, Colchester, CT
  • Excellence in  Secondary Science Teaching 2020 - Sponsored by School Specialty
    • Diane Pintavalle, Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

  • Ralph and Ruth Yulo Beginning Teacher Award 2020
    • Robert Wilkos, Middletown High School, Middletown, CT

Babu George STEM Award sponsored by CSSA in partnership with Sacred Heart University

Dr. Sigmund Abeles Award 

    • JASON Learning

Marty Tafel Awards

Life Sciences Middle School - Lauren Marze - Canton Middle School, Canton, CT "Concentration of Microplastics in Four Farmington River Locations"   Teacher - Ashley Lapane

Physical Sciences Middle School Grade 8 - Jakob Zapanta - Green Farm Academy, Westport, CT "Water Filter and Water Turbine"  Teacher - Modupe Oshin

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