The mission of the New Jersey Science Teachers Association is to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

Member Benefits

Who are the members of NJSTA? What benefits do NJSTA members enjoy? Visit our Get Involved and About Us pages to find out! We hope you will join us!

Current News and Science

Joint Membership with NSTA

On behalf of the New Jersey Science Teachers Association and National Science Teaching Association, we are pleased to offer a joint membership—join both organizations and save money!

Join both NJSTA and NSTA for one year for $90 – a savings of $15.

Go to NSTA Membership and down to the Joint State Memberships then click on New Jersey.

CoVid-19 Distance Teaching Resources

Visit our Distance Teaching Resource page for ideas on how to teach during school closures for CoVid-19. Take care everyone!

CoVid-19 Resources

SARS-CoV-2 scientific illustration This illustration, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows the virus' spiky, crown-like fringe that shrouds each viral particle—giving it a “coronated” appearance. (Center for Disease Control and Prevention )


Under the What You Should Know section, readers can learn: 

  • How the disease spreads,
  • Prevention tactics,
  • Treatment protocols, 
  • Answers to frequently asked questions.

World Health Organization

On this website you can find information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Please visit this page for daily updates.

What to do if you are sick

Call your doctor:  If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. You MUST call to notify them before visiting them. 

Upcoming NJSTA events

  • No upcoming events

Professional Development Opportunities

Looking for professional development opportunities? Look at our Events page for NJSTA events and other opportunities in and around New Jersey. 

2020 Maitland Simmons Institute

The scholarship this year has been modified due to the COVID-19 crisis, please see the 2020 Maitland Simmons Institute page for more details.

New Jersey Science Convention

Thinking ahead to the 2020 NJ Science Convention? Mark your calendar for October 20 & 21, 2020 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. The Convention is co-sponsored by New Jersey Science Teachers Association and New Jersey Science Education Leadership Association.

Become a member of NJSTA. 

Network with like minded science educators. 


View current education job opportunities compiled by the 
New Jersey
Science Education Network

Job Opportunities 

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