Inland Area Science Teachers Association  



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Iasta - Inland Area Science Teachers Association

The Redlands Conservancy


The Wildlands Conservancy - Oak Glen Preserve



Mary Vagle Museum & Nature Center
11501 Cypress Ave. Fontana, Calif.

CREEC Region 10


Our annual dues are currently due for 2017/18 and can be paid at the meeting.
Make checks payable to: IASTA

Regular Members $40

Pre-service and Retired Teachers

Please consider all you get from IASTA when paying your dues:

  • Informative Meetings
  • Speakers
  • Presentations
  • Resources and Workshop Information
  • Interaction with other Science Teachers
  • And Dinner!









IASTA is a local network of teachers, administrators and professional science providers who work together to promote science education and share resources. 


2018 - 2019
Kick-off Meeting and Picnic
Bring a Science Friend!

Where:   The Wildlands Conservancy
 Oak Glen Preserve

     39611 Oak Glen Rd.
      Oak Glen, CA  92399

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Time:  1:00 - 5:00 pm

Business and Planning Meeting

Institute for Teaching Grants

CSTA Conference

Please join IASTA for our kickoff meeting and member picnic.  We encourage you to bring a teaching colleague.  We will be grilling outdoors. There are 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.

Drive in 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. 


 Registration Link


 use registration tab above

If all else fails, email: info@iasta.org to RSVP.



 email: info@iasta.org


Regular Members: $40

Pre-service and Retired Teachers $20
*Dues can be paid at the meeting, Make checks payable to IASTA

IASTA is on Facebook 

IASTA is a non-profit California corporation.


Environments Education Collaborative News

NGSS Collaborative opportunity with Environmental Ed educators

Next Generation Science Standards field trip survey for inland area environmental educators

Survey link here: NGSS Survey


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 follows:

October 2—Sacramento
October 9—Riverside
October 16—San Diego
October 23—Clovis
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 training.

Visit the CAST Academy registration Web page for agendas and online registration


Save the Dates

August 24, 2018
IASTA Kickoff Meeting and Picnic
Wildands Conservancy, Oak Glen Preserve

September 18, 2018
General Dinner Meeting
How to do a Science Fair Project
Fontana Teachers Association Office

October 13, 2018
Palm Springs Tramway
10:00 am car up
Presented by Dr. Steve Bryant

Please complete this survey if you are interested in receiving more information about the STEM Education Master's program at CSUSB.

For more information, visit the csusb website at:

For questions, please call Collage of Education, Student Services at (909)537-5609
or email

California Science Project - 2018

Summer 2018

CSP Professional Learning Programs
for NGSS Implementation

Link to Flyer for professional learning programs for NGSS Implementation



Annual Student Conference on Science and Technology Education


Califronia Science Project and RCOE   


Understanding California's High School 3-Course Model that Integrates Earth and Space Sciences into Biology, Chemistry, and Physics





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