OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2020 | Palm Springs, CA


CSTA is excited to share that our 2020 Conference Call for Proposals is NOW OPEN! Our Annual Conference attracts nearly 2,000 science educators every year.

We are currently seeking workshops that address a variety of learning needs of our community, which varies by grade band, role in implementation (including classroom teachers, district-level coaches or TOSAs, informal science educators, pre-service teachers, and higher-ed faculty) and level of implementation.

There will be three different proposal options for you to choose from:

  • 90-minute workshop
  • Short Course
  • Exhibitor workshop

The deadline to submit a proposal is Wednesday April 15, 2020.

Submit Proposal

California Science Education Conference proposal review process is completed blind and by a peer group of educators. Please see the Proposal Scoring Rubric for additional details.

Exhibit Booth Sales Now Open - Reserve Your Space Today!

Your investment as an exhibitor provides you the opportunity to connect with new and existing customers. This is a great way to meet face-to-face and learn more about their needs. So join us in Palm Springs, California on October 16-18.

We have some new and exciting plans for this year's conference, so get in on the action now so you don't miss out!

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Thank You to Our 2020 Conference Sponsors

Registration Now Open!

The 2020 California Science Education Conference will held in Palm Springs on October 16-18. CSTA’s annual conference attracts more than 2,000 science educators every year. Attendees select from more than 180 events and more, including:

  • 90-minute workshops, 3-6 hour short courses, equity pre-conference day, and several field courses.
  • Updates on the status of CA-NGSS curriculum materials, assessment and accountability.
  • Networking and social events.
  • Motivational speakers to gain practical advice on implementing NGSS.

Register Today!

Welcome Science Education Suppliers

Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to reach approximately 2,000 science educators, from all grade levels and science disciplines, K-University, who will attend the 2020 California Science Education Conference in Palm Springs. Many of the attendees are leaders at their schools and in their districts. Many make purchasing decisions or have influence in the purchasing process.

Exhibitor Opportunities now open.

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