Presidential Message for Summer 2023

Dear ASTE Members, Excitement surrounds us in different ways at different times. Sometimes by saying ‘yes’ we find out that there is more for us to learn and more ways for us to make an impact on those around us. Sometimes saying ‘yes’ isn’t possible, but I am hopeful that each of you is finding […]

Regional Updates

Far West Region Update  Contributed by Donna Ross Fall Meeting in California:  The Far West Regional Fall conference and business meeting will be in collaboration with the California Science Education Conference in Palm Springs, CA on October 20-22. There is no cost to participate, but you must register for the California Science Education Conference.  Be sure to […]

New Publication Announcement

Contributed by Allan Feldman Dialogic Collaborative Action Research in Science Education: Collaborative Conversations for Improving Science Teaching and Learning Allan Feldman, Jawaher Alsultan, Katie Laux, and Molly Nation This engaging and practical book offers science teacher educators and K-12 science teachers alike the tools to engage in a dialogic mode of collaborative action research (D-CAR), a […]

ASTE Elections Announcement

The ASTE Elections Committee is pleased to announce the list of candidates for the upcoming 2023 ASTE Elections! The voting window will open on October 1 and close on October 31, so be on the lookout for an email with further information about the process and learn about our candidates to inform your decision. President-Elect […]

Communications Committee Update

Contributed by Rita Hagevik The communications committee has been busy expanding your ASTE social media experience! We are seeking additional members to help us out, so if you are interested in joining us please contact the President-Elect. Be on the lookout for an ASTE LinkedIn account and for some changes to the ASTE Facebook page. […]

Professional Development Committee Update

Contributed by Corinne Lardy The Professional Development Committee has been busy reviewing proposals for professional development workshops to be facilitated during the 2024 annual conference. We are excited to offer a variety of professional development opportunities during the conference! Our committee will again be hosting a Conference Preview Webinar this Fall to help you learn […]

Membership and Participation Committee Update

Contributed by Xavier Fazio The Membership and Participation (M&P) Committee is currently working on recruiting and mentoring activities for ASTE. We are busy planning for the upcoming 2024 ASTE International Conference in New Orleans, LA January 10-13, 2024. Stay tuned for email communications about mentoring and mentee signup for the upcoming conference in the coming […]

ASTE Equity Committee Update

Contributed by Erin Peters-Burton As noted by the ASTE Strategic Priorities, the Equity Committee is working to more directly assess the processes in place to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and access in an effort to make systematic recommendations to the organization. In light of these priorities, we have established three goals to achieve […]

ASTE 2024 Proposals have been reviewed

Hello all, ASTE 2024 Conference proposals have been reviewed and decision letters are available on the ASTE web page. Only submitting authors will be able to see proposal status and reviews. Please log in at, then click on your name in the upper right corner.  You should then see your proposal and a link to your decision letter. Please pay attention […]

Mentor/Mentee at ASTE ’24 in New Orleans

Hello ASTE Friends! It’s time to sign up to be a mentor or a mentee at ASTE ‘24 in New Orleans. There is a continued need for mentors and mentees as we grow our ASTE community at the conference. Last year we had a nice showing (over 60 people involved; approximately 35 pairs) and we […]

ASTE Works in Progress submission now open

Do you have a Work in Progress to share at ASTE 2024? You are invited to submit a proposal to share your work and receive feedback from the ASTE community. Work in Progress presentations do not go through a formal peer-review process but are reviewed for alignment with presentation purpose and ASTE mission and accepted as […]