Write for The Science Teacher Journal


What worked in your classroom this year? Do you have a lesson plan that went so well you impressed yourself? A strategy all your teacher friends use? If so, we’re looking for you! Editors of NSTA’s high school journal, The Science Teacher, are planning next year’s issues now, so consider writing down the great ideas you used all year long! You’ll be helping your profession, and we’ll help you every step of the way.
Think of a favorite lesson plan or teaching strategy you’d like to share with teachers from across the country. Browse recent issues, and then visit ourCall for Papers and our Author Guidelines to find out what the editors are looking for in the coming year. To help you get started, see this annotated sample manuscript.

Call for Proposals



2016 – 2017

Call for Proposals


The Association for Multicultural Science Education (AMSE) is seeking proposals for the 2016 – 2017 NSTA conferences in science education. One of the primary benefits of membership in AMSE is the opportunity to represent the association as a presenter within these national venues.


Sessions must focus on best practices addressing diversity and equity focused on the seven student groups identified in Appendix D of the Next Generation Science Standards:


  • Economically disadvantaged students,
  • Students from major racial and ethnic groups,
  • Students with disabilities,
  • Students with limited English proficiency,
  • Gender,
  • Students in alternative education programs, and
  • Gifted and talented students.


Minneapolis: Oct. 27–29, 2016
Portland: Nov. 10–12, 2016
Columbus: Dec. 1–3, 2016
Los Angeles (National): Mar. 30–Apr. 2, 2017


Please submit all proposals for review by Friday, May 6, 2016 to sjdelesbore@gmail.com:

  1. Conference date(s)
  2. Title
  3. 250 – word abstract


Probability of selection is based upon the number of submissions received. Approved presenters will be notified by Monday, May 9, 2016.


Election Results & Full Board

Election Results and Full Board

 AMSE Board Members

President (2016-2019):                       Sharon Delesbore

President-Elect (2016-2019):            Lovelle Ruggiero*

Immediate Past-President:                Robert Ferguson

Secretary (2014-2017):                       Pamela Gilchrist

Treasurer (2014-2017):                      Joe Moore


Board of Director #1 (2016-2017)     Melissa Campanella*

Board of Director #2 (2016-2018):    Preston Robinson, III*

Board of Director #3 (2016-2018):    Marion Reeves*

Board of Director #4 (2014-2017):    Chelia McCoo Dogan

Board of Director #5 (2014-2017):    Rajeev Kumar Swami


NSTA M/C Representative:              Jerry Valadez


* Election winner.

Length of terms noted in parenthesis.