Connecticut Science Teachers Association

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It's Awards time!   Check out our CSTA Science Excellence Awards, Presidential Awards and other opportunities. 

New!  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)

Interested in volunteering at the Boston NSTA Conference?

The NSTA National Conference on Science Education is in Boston, MA, April 1st  through 5th, 2020.   

There are opportunities to volunteer at the conference!
If you intend to volunteer 8 hours or more to receive a reduced registration fee or 16 hours or more for complimentary registration, this form must be completed by Saturday, February 15th, 2020 in order to receive your registration voucher in time. After this date NSTA may not be able to honor the reduced registration voucher or volunteer opportunities may no longer exist.

Please complete this volunteer form as dates on the calendar and opportunities to volunteer fill fast. 

  CT Science Awards 

Congratulations to all Awardees!

Awards Dinner WTNH coverage

Excellence in  Science Teaching 2019

  • Excellence in  Elementary Science Teaching 2019 - Sponsored by Pearson 
    • Lisa Vaudreuil , Flanders Elementary SchoolEast Lyme
  • Excellence in Middle School  Science Teaching 2019 - Sponsored by Activate Learning 
    • Toni-Ann Rock , JAD Middle School, Southington
  • Excellence in  Secondary Science Teaching 2019 - Sponsored by FOSS/School Specialty                 
    • Dr. Michelle Bellinger, CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, Windsor

Connecticut Science Educator Fellow

Crystal Caouette, Middletown High School, Middletown, CT

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

  • James Zambarano,  New Canaan High School

Dr. Sigmund Abeles Award

Connecticut River Salmon Association  West Hartford, CT Accepting Dr. Sigmund Abeles Award on behalf of Connecticut River Salmon Association Tom Chrosniak, President 

Marty Tafel Awards

Life Sciences Middle School -

Keerthi Vijay, Grade 8, MiddleBrook Middle School, Wilton, CT "Alternative Household Method to Extinguish Fires"  Teacher: Mrs. Garcia


Physical Sciences Middle School Grade 8

Thomas Fanelli, Grade 8, St. Gregory the Great School, Danbury, CT "One Man's Trash is Another Man's Energy"   Teacher: Mrs. Fahey

Go To Grants to view teacher fellowships and professional development opportunities.

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