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!


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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.

State Science Day 2021

Attention High School Teachers! State Science Day project DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 29, 2021. Please click the link below for more details.

2021 Maitland Simmons Institute

The NJSTA Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award Committee is excited to announce that applications are now being accepted from middle school science educators, supervisors, or building administrators of grades 6-8 for the 2021 Maitland Simmons Institute.

The Summer 20201 Maitland Simmons Institute will be focused on OpenSciEd

Please click on the image below for more information and application. Applications are due by May 1st. 

New Jersey Science Convention

NJSC Virtual
2020 Program

Science: The Key
to the Future

Access recordings of the entire NJSC Virtual Conference 2020 for only $19!

To see what sessions have been scheduled to date visit the Program page.

Register Now

The Convention is co-sponsored by New Jersey Science Teachers Association and New Jersey Science Education Leadership Association.

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. 

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 )

Visit our Covid-19 Science Lessons Resources and Distance Learning Resources.

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New Jersey
Science Education Network

Job Opportunities 

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