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Two Dear Colleague letters
on science education funding are circulating on Capitol Hill, and
we need your help now in securing support for increased funding
for science and math education. Find out how you can help (all
you need to do is send three simple emails) in this issue of the
NSTA Legislative Update: http://science.nsta.org/nstaexpress/nstaexpress_2004_04_05_extra.htm
52nd National Convention Was a Smash Hit--Check Out These
Thousands of science
educators spent much of last week at the NSTA National Convention
in Atlanta, Ga. From the new professional development institutes,
to short courses, inspirational speakers, and an Exhibition Hall
as long as a football field, the convention offered educators unlimited
opportunities to expand their professional horizons.
If you didn’t
make it to Atlanta--or if even if you did--take a look at some of
the events and activities that made the NSTA national convention
such a huge success, then download the thought-provoking powerpoint
presentation on science education presented by keynote speaker Dr.
Susan Sclafani from the U. S. Department of Education: http://science.nsta.org/nstaexpress/nstaexpress_2004_04_05_sclafani.htm
you, thank you, thank you Convention Contributors
NSTA extends a note of thanks
to the companies and organizations whose contributions to the convention
made it such a success:
American Geophysical Union
Carolina Biological Supply Co.
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Education Week’s Agent K–12 Career Site
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Frey Scientific, a division of School Specialty
General Educational Development Testing Service (GEDTS)
Georgia Science Teachers Association
Holbrook Global Expeditions
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co.
National Park Foundation
Paul F-Brandwein Institute
Shell Oil Co.
South Florida Water Management District
Teacher Web, Inc.
The Heart of Georgia RESA
The Planetary Society
The Weather Channel
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