Goals of CSSA
To improve communications among
September 21- Sheraton Four Points, Meriden science supervisors, teachers,
administrators and boards of education.
4:30: Pre-Dinner Workshop*
To examine and evaluate curricula in
6:00: Dinner *
Speaker: Dr. Jenny Edwards
Sponsor: PASCO To improve academic standards.
To review, update and disseminate health
October 27, 28 & 29- NSTA Regional and safety standards and procedures in
Conference, Hartford Convention Center science. Connecticut
To promote and conduct professional
December 7- Yale Peabody Museum of Natural
History, Great Hall
development activities for supervisors Science
and teachers of science.
4:30: Pre-Dinner Workshop
To serve as a public advocate for science
education in Connecticut.
To represent the membership on state
and national issues in science education.
To act as a consultant and resource to
March 7- Sheraton Four Points, Meriden state and local agencies on science issues.
To promote research in science
4:30: Pre-Dinner Workshop education. A Professional Association
6:00: Dinner To cooperate with other professional
Speaker: TBA for Leadership in
organizations for the improvement of
science education. Science Education
April 25- CSTA/ CSSA Annual Awards Banquet
Membership in CSSA
May 9- Sheraton Four Points, Meriden
Membership is available to all persons interested
4:30: Pre-Dinner Workshop in the advancement of science in Connecticut.
6:00: Dinner The Association welcomes science
The membership year begins on September 1
Speaker: TBA leaders at all levels: elementary, middle,
Sponsor: National Geographic and runs until August 31. The 2011-2012
high school, and university/college.
Membership Directory includes the contact
* Professional development for Administrative information for all CSSA members and will be
CEU’s are offered at both pre-dinner and dinner issued in January.
Meetings of the Membership New for the 2011-2012 Year!!!
Pre-Dinner Workshops CSSA members will now have the
You will have the opportunity to join a network of opportunity to purchase all 4 dinner
colleagues in attending professional development sessions in advance at the time of
Danbury Public Schools workshops focused on assessments in science. membership renewal! The cost for dinner
Topics may include the future of State sessions and membership renewal is
President Elect assessments, creating effective district
$150.00. This is a savings of $5.00. PLEASE
assessments, facilitating data teams, examining
Melinda Meyer NOTE: You will still be required to
New Canaan Public Schools Administrative CEU’s will be provided. email/mail us your meal choice and if you
plan on receiving CEUs for pre-
Membership Secretary Dinner Meetings dinner/dinner professional development
Four dinner meetings are scheduled yearly by the please let us know. Unfortunately, there
Lauren Amaturo Association. These meetings feature prominent will be no refunds if you are unable to
Wallingford Public Schools speakers on topics of leadership, supervision, attend a dinner due to schedule conflicts,
innovative programs, pedagogy and philosophy. illness etc.
Recording Secretary These meetings are partially underwritten by
contributions from publishers and suppliers, Please also inquire about our new
whose science materials are available for review incentives for inviting colleagues to join
at the meetings. This allows the organization to
Amity Regional Schools CSSA!
provide quality programs and dinners at well
below their actual cost, and permits our
Treasurer members to become familiar with new science New members will also have the option of
programs and materials and to meet with selecting membership only or
Kathleen Daly representatives of the sponsoring organizations. membership plus dinner sessions.
Milford Public Schools In addition, CSSA and the Connecticut Science
Teachers Association jointly sponsor the School purchase orders will be accepted!
Past President Connecticut Science Educators Annual
Conference (replaced this year by the NSTA To download a membership form, please
Bruce Faitsch Regional Conference in Hartford-Oct. 27, 28 and click on: DOWNLOAD CSSA MEMBERSHIP
Science Consultant 29) and the Science Awards Banquet. FORM
Potential new members are encouraged to
attend dinner meetings with fellow colleagues
who are members.