Presidential Message for Spring 2023

Dear ASTE members, The college academic year is winding down, and summer is revving up. The ASTE Board, after meeting in person in January, met again in March. We will continue with another meeting in June (and then again in September). To every member: Thank you for your efforts on our committees, with collaborations, and […]

ACASE Launches: Institute in Practical Educational Science

Contributed by Paul Zachos Fifteen distinguished science teachers from across New York State have joined together to become the first cohort of the Institute in Practical Educational Science. The Institute, an initiative of the Association for the Cooperative Advancement of Science and Education (ACASE), is a community of science educators, already leaders in their respective […]

Innovations Announcements

Contributed by Sarah Boesdorfer Innovations in Science Teacher Education is ASTE’s practitioner journal in which we share ideas, thoughts, and actions for educating all levels of science teachers, both preservice and in-service. Volume 8, Issue 2 of the Innovations in Science Teacher Education journal is now available with articles on sustainability, productive discourse, socio-scientific issues, […]

Regional Updates

SASTE Region News Contributed by Stacey Britton The theme of SASTE 2023 is “Science Education: Learning at the Crossroads of Science, Society, and Students.” This meeting will take place from Oct 6 – 8, 2023 at Florida International University in Miami, FL. Timeline and Format SASTE 2023 will follow a similar timeline to past meetings, […]

Membership and Participation Committee News

Contributed by Molly Staggs The Membership and Participation (M&P) Committee was excited to help over 30 mentors, and mentees connect at the 2023 ASTE annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our events provided new, early career, and graduate student members an opportunity to meet with and learn from veteran ASTE mentors. It’s easy to […]

CITE Science Summer 2023 Up-Date

Contributed by Helen Meyer CITE Science welcomed two new Co-Editors this January, Drs. Joshua Ellis and Sumreen Asim and wish Dr. Andrea Borowczak the best in her new exciting role as ASTE president. The current CITE science editorial team includes Josh Ellis, Sumreen Asim, and Helen Meyer; Helen Meyer is staying on as a seasoned […]

New Publication

Contributed by Xavier Fazio Below is a new book publication from ASTE member Professor Xavier Fazio, Brock University, titled Science Curriculum for the Anthropocene, Volume 1: Complexity, Systems, and Sustainability Perspectives (2022). This volume, the first of a two-volume set forthcoming in 2023, provides a foundation for future research and development in science curriculum. Drawing […]

Call for Research Participants: Positive Childhood Experiences in Schools Survey

Hello! My name is Jordan Banker, and I am an entry-level occupational therapy doctoral student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA. I am requesting your participation in a study that examines how school personnel implements trauma-informed practices to promote positive childhood experiences (PCEs) among children involved with the Department of Children and […]