Professional Development

NSSTA Region 1 to Sponsor Ten Teachers at the NSTA Reno Conference

Published on: August 8, 2018

The goal of the newly formed Science Ambassador Program is to invigorate and inspire Nevada State Science Teacher Association (NSSTA) members’ science teaching interests,  allow the ambassador(s) to attend a National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) conference, and share the experience with other Nevada teachers through a virtual meet-up scheduled by NSSTA after the conference. Region 1 of NSSTA will be …

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Barrick Supports Teacher Attendance at 2018 NSTA Reno Conference

Published on: August 6, 2018

Applications are now open for Barrick Science Ambassadors. Teachers from the communities of Elko, Spring Creek, Carlin, Eureka, Battle Mountain, or Winnemucca are encouraged to apply for three scholarships to attend the NSTA conference. Barrick Science Ambassadors have $665.00 to apply towards travel, hotel, and registration. Barrick Science Ambassadors will be required to turn in receipts to receive reimbursement. Barrick …

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Project NEVADA-S

Published on: December 6, 2016

Project NEVADA-S (Networking Educators’ Visions Across Distances to Advance Science) was a Mathematics and Science Partnership grant designed to provide a professional development pathway to support over 120 K-3 and 6-8 grade science teachers from public, private, and charter schools in Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, Storey and Washoe Counties. Project NEVADA-S was directed by a leadership team comprised of …

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Project FOCCUS

Published on: June 10, 2015

Project Focusing On Crosscutting Concepts to Understand Science (FOCCUS) is a Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grant project. In March 2014, the Nevada Department of Education announced the selection and funding awarded for Project FOCCUS through the federally funded Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grants program. MSP grant funds are awarded through a highly competitive process to programs with aim …

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