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The Hoosier Science Teacher
vol. 40, no. 1

THST is now an open-access online journal! Come see the current edition,
or submit a manuscript with you fellow science educators!

Voting now open for 2017-18 HASTI election.  Voting ends April 7, 2017.  If you did not receive a ballot contact Carolyn Hayes, Executive Director, caahayes23@gmail.com

The Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc.

Mission:  The purpose of HASTI is the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement and coordination of science education in all fields of science at all educational levels.

HASTI is a clearinghouse and provider of quality professional development for science educators, and serves as a voice for science education across the state. The association also promotes professional communication among science educators.

We invite you to join is you are involved in teaching science in any of the following venues:

  • PreK-12 education
  • Informal education
  • College or university education
  • Homeschooling
  • Vocational or Jobs training

We also offer Associate Memberships for businesses and organizations who provide products for science educators.

Sponsors wishing to support HASTI and its mission can learn more about sponsorships by clicking the Sponsors button in the menu.

Thank You to Our 2017 HASTI Conference Sponsors:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

McGraw Hill Education 

Delta Education / FOSS 

National Geographic I Cengage 

2017 HASTI Conference Keynote Speakers

HASTI welcomed two outstanding keynote speakers at this year's HASTI Conference! Look for links to their sites to be posted here soon!

Kenneth A. Wesson 

Dr. Wesson's presentation was sponsored by 

Andres Ruzo 

Andres Ruzo's presentation was sponsored by 

HASTI Members testing reaction times during Dr. Wesson's presentation, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

HASTI Officers with Andres Ruzo, National Geographic geoscientist.  
(Left to right: Ginger Shirley, Carolyn Hayes, Andres Ruzo, Tom McConnell)

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Do you know a HASTI member who has won an award, leads an innovative project, or has been featured in a local news story? Help us recognize the excellent STEM teachers in Indiana! 

email Tom McConnell (tjmcconnell@bsu.edu) to highlight yourself, your colleagues, or any outstanding HASTI member!

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If you are involved in science education, regardless of the setting, HASTI can be your connection to the resources and peers you need to grow as a science educator. Come join us in a community of professional learning!

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