Membership Benefits

Join NESTA and become part of the premiere professional association dedicated to the improvement of Earth Science education at the K-12 levels. NESTA is an organization made up of and governed by classroom teachers. NESTA extends its influence through its association with other professional associations. We accomplish this through:

  1. Our quarterly journal, The Earth Scientist;
  2. Our monthly e-mail newsletter, NESTA E-News, that shares new resources, opportunities, alerts, and upcoming events;
  3. Our website, which links members to numerous websites designed the enhance and aid classroom Earth Science teachers;
  4. Regular elections for NESTA leadership, providing opportunities to serve;
  5. Multiple opportunities of volunteerism;
  6. Sessions at NSTA national and regional meetings, including Share-a-thons, Earth and Space Science Resources Day, Field Trips, the Friends of Earth Science Reception, and other social events;
  7. Provides members recognition as a member of a professional society;
  8. Provides you, our nation's Earth Science teachers, a voice in the future of Earth Science education;
  9. Special sessions at professional meetings;
  10. Collaboration with educators, researchers, and scientists engaged in Earth Science education projects through proposal opportunities;
  11. A 50% discount on Windows to the Universe Basic Educator Membership.
  12. Affiliation with other professional associations; We are

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