NESTA Dues Structure

NESTA is pleased to announce the addition to two new membership categories for individuals who are able to provide additional support of NESTA's programs beyond the level of Basic Membership. The overall annual cost of NESTA's program (including support for the costs of offering workshops, publications, websites, and managing the organizations) is ~$250/member per year. Many of our members are classroom teachers, and providing this level of support is typically beyond their means. However, some of our members may be able to provide additional support for NESTA's activities, and this support is vital for the organization. If it is within your means, we invite you to join NESTA at the Supporting ($100 - $249) or Sustaining ($250 and up) levels (scroll down to select these options). Supporting and Sustaining Members have the option of being recognized on our website, publications, and events, and will receive a letter documenting their support for their records.

  • NESTA Membership - includes access to the online version of The Earth Scientist (current and past), E-News, special e-mailings, access to member-only sections of the website, and full voting privileges.
    • One year - $40
    • Two years - $80
    • Three years - $120
  • Supporting membership - $100 - $249/year
  • Sustaining membership - $250/year and up
  • Student membership - We are now offering up to two sequential free years of NESTA membership for students at the undergraduate or graduate university level who are studying to become teachers or scientists in the Earth and space sciences, environmental sciences, or related disciplines. For more details, and how to apply, click here.
  • Domestic Library Rate - includes print copies of The Earth Scientist only, and does not include NESTA membership.
    • One year - $70
  • Windows to the Universe Educator Membership - provides access to special capabilities and services on NESTA's premier Earth and Space Science Education website available at, available for only $15/year for NESTA members (50% off the non-NESTA rate). We now offer Silver Educator Membership (Basic Educator Membership supplemented by course webpage support and course login for students) or Gold Educator Membership (with course support including online quizzes and homework upload/download and individual student subscriptions). We also offer support for classrooms, with or without course support. For more details, see our Educator Membership Benefits and Services page.
  • PLATINUM LEVEL - $10,000+/year
  • GOLD LEVEL - $5,000 - $9,999/year
  • SILVER LEVEL - $2,000 - $4,999/year
  • BRONZE LEVEL - $1,000 - $1,999/year
  • Supporting organization - up to $999/year
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