NSTA Portland Area Conference

October 28-30

With pandemic restrictions easing up, now is a great time to catch up with colleagues at our very first face-to-face conference this Fall in the beautiful city of Portland.

The professional learning offered in Portland will include everything you remember from pre-pandemic conferences, including our famous Exhibit Hall and exhibitor workshops as well as hundreds of presentations and sessions.

Come to reconnect with your friends and colleagues and check out the latest and greatest science education resources available. Learn about creating inclusive classrooms, supporting students post COVID-19, developing authentic assessment strategies, linking literacy and science, and so much more.

Sessions and Speakers Will be Addressing:

  • Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students Post-COVID-19
  • Developing a More Inclusive Classroom
  • Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators
  • Sharing Authentic Assessments Strategies
  • Literacy/Science Connections in the Classroom

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Who are we?

OSTA is a state chapter of the National Science Teaching Association comprised of Oregon teachers who are interested in all levels of science education. Our purpose is to encourage, promote, and assist in improving science teaching and learning throughout Oregon. 

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Portland, Oregon

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