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					                  Professional Organizations for Math & Science Teachers
As you move from preservice teacher to inservice teacher you will want to become involved with your
professional organizations. There are state and national organizations designed to help you grow and the
discipline specific groups will have information targeted for your field. Membership forms for your state and
national science/math teacher organizations are available on-line. You’ll notice that most have a discounted
student membership rate. As part of your membership you’ll receive their monthly magazines/journals, have
access to website resources and more. Both state and national organizations have conferences as well. If you
haven’t been to one of these conferences, considering going next year! Often times if you volunteer at the
conference you can get free or reduced rate registration.

                                 Mathematics                                            Science
              National Council of Mathematics Teachers              National Science Teachers Association
                  www.nctm.org                                          www.nsta.org
 National
              Conference: April 13-16, 2011 Indianapolis, Indiana   Conference: Indianapolis, Indiana, March 29–
                                                                        April 1, 2012
              Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics        Arizona Science Teachers Association
                  http://www.aatm.org/                                  http://www4.nau.edu/cstl/asta/
  Arizona     Conference: September 17, 2011                        Conference: 2011 dates not yet posted
              ASU Memorial Union                                    NSTA Regional Conference: Phoenix, Arizona:
                                                                        December 6–8, 2012
              California Math Conference                            California Science Teachers Association
                   www.cmc-math.org/                                    www.cascience.org
              Conference (south): Building Student Mathematical     Conference: October 21-23, 2011 Pasadena CA
                   Identity Through Common Core Practices
California
                   November 4 - 5, 2011 Palm Springs, CA
              Conference (north): Grow With STEM - Science
                   Technology Engineering Mathematics
                   December 2 - 4, 2011 Pacific Grove, CA
              Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics           Colorado Association of Science Teachers
                   www.cctmath.org                                       www.coloradocast.org
 Colorado
              Conference: 2011 CCTM Conference information          Conference: November 17-18, 2011 Denver
                   not yet posted                                        Merchandise Mart
              Hawaii Council of Teachers of Mathematics             Hawaii Science Teachers Association
  Hawaii
              http://www.math.hawaii.edu/~tom/hctm.html             http://www.hasta.us/
              Idaho Education Association                           Idaho Science Teachers Association
   Idaho      www.idaho.ea.org                                           http://www.idscienceteachers.org/
                                                                    Conference: Date to be announced
              NCTM regional Conference, Albuquerque                 New Mexico Science Teachers Association
   New
                 November 2-4, 2011                                      www.nmsta.org
  Mexico
                                                                    Conference: info not yet posted
              Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics             Oregon Science Teachers Association
                  http://www.octm.org/                                   http://www.oregonscience.org/
              April 13 - 16, 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition
                  Indianapolis, IN                                  Conference: October 14, 2011 Coos Bay, Oregon
  Oregon
              August 7 - 9, 2011 Oregon Math Leaders
                  Conference McMinville, Oregon
              October 13 - 15, 2011 50th Northwest Math
                  Conference Portland, Oregon
              Washington State Mathematics Council                  Washington Science Teachers Association
                  http://www.wsmc.net/                                 http://washsta.com/
                                                                    WSTA Conference: March 18-20, 2011 Poulsbo,
Washington
              Conference: none listed                                  WA
                                                                    NSTA regional conference: Seattle, Washington:
                                                                       December 8–10, 2011
   Discipline Specific Science Teacher Organizations
    National Association of Biology Teachers <www.nabt.org> This organization publishes many books
      and monographs. They have a comprehensive statement about evolution education as well. Journals
      include: The American Biology Teacher
    American Association of Physics Teachers <www.aapt.org> Journals include: The Physics Teacher,
      Physics Today, American Journal of Physics
    American Chemical Society <www.acs.org> Journals include: ChemMatters
    National Association of Geoscience Teachers <www.nagt.org> Journal: Journal of Geoscience
      Education
    National Marine Educators Association <www.marine-ed.org>


Other Relevant Professional Development Opportunities
    Knowles Teaching Foundation <http://www.kstf.org> supporting new math and science teachers,
      providing research opportunities about math and science teaching.
    National Board Certification <http://www.nbpts.org>




          The Western Regional Noyce Conference Committee thanks the following
                     organizations for their support of our conference.
          ASTA: complementary conference registration
          CSTA: Complementary conference registration
          CMC: Three Complementary conference registrations
                CMC journals for each participant
          NSTA: NSTA journals for Scholars and Teachers

				
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