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!

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.

Upcoming NJSTA 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

Apply for the 2020 Maitland Simmons Institute. The 2020 Simmons Institute will be a week long training in NGSX All science educators are encouraged to apply for this highly regarded, research based, professional development opportunity in NGSS.

Accepted Maitland P. Simmons Scholars are awarded the costs of the entire week of NGSX professional development as well as a 1-year dual NJSTA/NSTA membership which will provide additional online resources.  Scholars are also provided a 1-day admission to the October 2020 New Jersey Science Convention. This is too good to pass up!  Apply now! Spaces are filling up fast! 

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.

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