NESTA offers a full program of events throughout the year for teachers:
NSTA National Conference—Spring:
NSTA Regional Conferences—Fall:
AGU GIFT Workshop—NESTA collaboration—Fall
NESTA & Affiliates Webinars
Something Written here about our many Webinars
Rock & Mineral Raffle
Excitement attending a NSTA conference For an ESS teacher—NESTA Rock & Mineral Raffle—purchase chances to win awesome specimens from around the World!
Regular feature since 1st NSTA National Conference (1987) serves to place ESS materials into hands of teachers
Proceeds assist NESTA keep dues low—a win-win for teachers & NESTA members!
Educator colleagues share favorite classroom activities with other teachers
Attendees walk away—handouts describing proven, successful activities use right away in the classroom
Meet old friends & make new ones. Want to participate as a presenter at one or more upcoming Share-a-Thons?
Friends of Earth Science Reception
Venue recognizes exemplary teaching
Bid on unique items in our Silent Auction
NESTA Field Trips
NESTA hosts—ESS field trips!—NSTA National Conference & other Geoscience Education meetings
Explore local geology & ESS places of interest with fellow ESS educators
All-day Field Trip—usually day before conference begins— For details on next field trip including itinerary & costs, check information closer to date of NSTA National conference or contact a NESTA Executive Board Member
AGU Speaker at NSTA Conference
In collaboration with AGU, NESTA hosts the AGU Scientific Speaker at the NSTA National Conference each year. This speaker provides insight from the forefront of geoscience research with high-impact presentations providing useful information for your classroom