Connecticut Science Teachers Association

"...to inspire, promote and support the learners of science in the state of Connecticut."
STEMtastic: The collaborative effort between CSTA & Sacred Heart University is back for the 2021-2022 school year!  Thanks for joining us on October 7.  Next event is November 8 on Assessment


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



Latest News

  • 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)

Upcoming Events


  • Nov 8 - STEMtastic featuring Jill Wertheim & Eric Lewis @ 7pm
  • Dec 6 - STEMtastic featuring Steve Rich @ 7pm

PD Opportunities

Visit our Professional Development and Grants pages for more information

Students:


CSTA Awards

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



PAEMST


Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science (including computer science) teaching.  Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.

Anyone - principals, teachers, parents, students, or members of the general public - may nominate exceptional mathematics or science teachers, who are teaching in grades K-6 for the current school year. Teachers may also apply directly at paemst.org For 2021-2022, the nomination/application period begins August 1, 2021, and applications must be completed by February 6, 2022.

For more information, please contact Sean Serafino, the PAEMST Science State Coordinator, at connecticutsciencepaemst@gmail.com

Congratulations!

2021 State Finalist 7-12: Robert Cormier

2021 State Finalist 7-12: Lauren Danner

2021 State Finalist 7-12: Alexa Mitchell

2020 State Finalist K-6: Lori Durocher


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