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SNSTA Conference: Science, It’s In Our DNA, February 10 & 11, 2017

Published: January 12, 2017   |   Categories: Professional Development





Western High School in Las Vegas is hosting this year’s annual regional K-12 science conference February 10-11, 2017. This conference is 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).

The conference will be held on February 10 from 4:30 PM-8:30 PM and Saturday, February 11 from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM at

Western High School (map)

4601 West Bonanza Road

Las Vegas, NV 89107

This year’s conference theme, Science, It’s In Our DNA, offers over 70 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).

** Keynote Speakers include Page Keeley and Paige Hernandez

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

  • Technology, Coding and Apps in the Classroom
  • S.T.E.A.M.
  • Partnering with Informal Educators
  • 3-Dimensional Science Learning
  • Biology and the Life Sciences

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

  • 2017-2018 Membership to the Nevada State Science Teachers Association (NSSTA)
  • 2017-2018 Membership to the Southern Nevada Science Teachers Association (SNSTA)
  • Sessions, Meals, and a Ticket for drawing prizes

 CU Opportunity for CCSD Teachers

CCSD teachers can earn 4 CUs for full conference participation OR 5 CUs if the participant registers for the *PDE credit.

*PDE Credit will be available with additional online requirements and a $15 fee. Please fill out the interest form here:

Contact our Region 1 Representative Stacy Cohen if you have questions regarding attendance, presenting, or are a vendor –

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!