Included in this issue:
Would you like to take an active role in guiding the future of science education leadership? Nominations are open for the NSELA election to begin in December 2015. Members may self-nominate for open positions and are encouraged to do so. NSELA members are also urged to nominate candidates. All nomination packets need to be completed and submitted by November 6, 2015. Details will be available on the NSELA website (NSELA.net).
The following positions are open this year:
REGIONAL DIRECTORS: The coming year will see elections for Region A (ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, PA, NJ, and NY) and Region C (TN, NC, SC, AL, GA, FL, AR, MS, LA and Caribbean).
PRESIDENT-ELECT: Each year we elect a new President-Elect. Qualifications require that nominees have been a member of NSELA for at least three years, and will serve as will serve as President-Elect, President, and Retiring-President, with each being a one-year term.
Make plans now to join us in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday March 30, 2016 for the NSELA Leadership Summit (previously known as the Professional Development Institute or PDI). We are working on an exciting line up of speakers and workshops. Stay tuned for more information.
Other NSELA events to add to your calendar:
Download this one-page flier with all of the NSELA Professional Learning opportunities for this academic year including:
During April 2014, NSTA’s Safety Advisory Board wrote and passed an important safety paper titled Overcrowding in the Instructional Space. In the opening remarks, it states the following: “To ensure a safer and effective science teaching/learning environment, the following recommendations are derived from recognized reliable sources, legal safety standards, and best professional safety practices.” Read more...