NARST is a worldwide organization for improving science teaching and learning through research. Since its inception in 1928, NARST has promoted research in science education and the communication of knowledge generated by the research. The ultimate goal of NARST is to help all learners achieve science literacy.
We regret to inform you of the cancellation of the 2020 NARST conference in Portland, OR. This decision was made by the NARST Executive Board after much discussion and in light of our primary concern, which is the health and well-being of our members, located in the U.S. and abroad.
The NARST Executive Committee, the Executive Director and the Secretary Treasurer met virtually on February 29 to discuss possible scenarios. The Board will determine courses of action informed by the available data and information. These actions will be communicated to the membership no later than Saturday March 7.
NARST President, Dr. Tali Tal, invites you to celebrate the accomplishments of the NARST 2020 Awardees at the NARST Conference Award Ceremony and Presidential Reception on Sunday, March 15, from 7:00-9:30 PM in Salon E & F/Exhibit Hall. Please join us in Congratulating the NARST 2020 Award Recipients!
The NARST Graduate Student Committee is offering a total of four travel scholarships designed to provide partial support for the travel of graduate students in science and STEM education to attend the NARST Annual Conference 2020 to be held March 15 – 18, 2020 in Portland, Oregon, USA. Scholarships are one-time, competitive, need-based awards andin the amount of $500, and they must be applied toward the cost of attending the NARST Conference.
Drs. Brian Donovan and Dana Vedder-Weiss were selected to receive the NARST 2020 Early Career Research Award (ECRA). This honor recognizes their professional accomplishments as the most significant among other researchers nominated for the ECRA this year.
We are happy to share the 2020 election results with the membership. Elected board members will serve on NARST board during 2020-2023. Thanks to all those who voted, and to all the candidates. We invite everyone to join us in welcoming the newly elected board members.