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SNSTA Conference: Science for the Next Generation February 6, 2016

Published: January 29, 2016   |   Categories: Professional Development







Western High School in Las Vegas (map) is hosting this year’s annual regional K-12 science conference sponsored by the Southern Nevada Science Teacher Association (SNSTA), Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program (SNRPDP), and Clark County School District – Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division (IDPL).

This year’s conference theme, Science for the Next Generation, offers over 40 workshop-style sessions where participants experience content, instructional strategies, and resources which support the newly revised Nevada Academic Content Standards for Science (NVACSS), based upon the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Five (5) conference strands materialized to offer participants a themed experience:

  • Holographic Teaching–Using a 3D Model for Teaching Science

  • Alien Communication–Scientific Literacy

  • Keeping the Red Shirts Alive– Project Based Learning

  • Warp Speed Ahead–Closing the Achievement Gap

  • Federation of Planets–Community Partnerships

Check out the Conference Program and Schedule for a complete listing and description of all away missions (aka, conference offerings).

Conference Registration is open through the day of the event online at and includes:

  • 2016-2017 Membership to the Nevada State Science Teachers Association (NSSTA)
  • 2016-2017 Membership to the Southern Nevada Science Teachers Association (SNSTA)
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks
  • Ticket for raffle prizes

CCSD teachers have the option to receive ½ Credit PDE for attending and participating in the conference.

We look forward to see you at the conference!