IASTA is a local network of teachers, administrators and professional science providers who work together to promote science education and share resources.
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Business and Planning Meeting
Institute for Teaching Grants
Please join IASTA for our kickoff meeting
and member picnic. We encourage you to bring a teaching
colleague. We will be grilling outdoors
trails for hiking and various other
events taking place at the conservancy
and Riley's Los Rios Rancho. You will probably want to
bring a camera.
the Los Rios Rancho entrance and turn right to the preserve
parking lot. Continue along the driveway to the
Oak Knoll Park picnic area and park in the oval lot on the
left at the end of the road. Look for the IASTA signs.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
Registration is free, but we need to plan for the number of attendees.
use registration tab above
If all else fails, email: firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Regular Members: $40
Pre-service and Retired Teachers $20
*Dues can be paid at the meeting, Make checks payable to IASTA
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Save the Date: 2018 CAST Academy!
To support the implementation of the
California Science Test (CAST), the CDE has partnered
with SCOE to present the 2018 CAST Academy, a training
that will be held at five locations in October 2018. The
one-day training will be offered in fall 2018 as
October 16—San Diego
October 30—Los Angeles
The CAST Academy is intended
for school and LEA science instructional leaders,
including teachers, teacher leaders, teachers on special
assignment, trainers, and instructional coaches. In
addition, curriculum, professional development, and
assessment leaders would benefit from attending this
Visit the CAST
Academy registration Web page for agendas and online
Save the Dates
August 24, 2018
Kickoff Meeting and Picnic
Wildands Conservancy, Oak
September 18, 2018
How to do a Science Fair Project
Fontana Teachers Association Office
Palm Springs Tramway
10:00 am car up
Presented by Dr. Steve Bryant
California Science Project - 2018
Professional Learning Programs
Link to Flyer for professional learning programs for
Califronia Science Project and RCOE
Understanding California's High School 3-Course Model that Integrates Earth and Space Sciences into Biology, Chemistry, and Physics