ASTA provides professional learning opportunities for teachers of science  throughout the year around the State of Arizona. Constructing Science Explanation from Phenomena, a 1 day workshop with a follow-up webinar is coming to the Phoenix area (Avondale) on March 3rd. Fees: $25 ASTA Members; $40 Non ASTA Members To register click on the location that you’d like to attend: March 3, 2018 in Avondale
“The award is a stepping stone of teachers’ empowerment,” Sara Torres, ASTA executive director said. “It allows the teachers to make a difference — not in the classroom, they’ve already proven that — but in the field of advocacy for science.” http://www.tucsonlocalmedia.com/news/article_4560f2ae-d46e-11e7-a23b-43398c69bc85.html  
The Arizona Science Teachers Association, in partnership with AzTEA and AATM, brings you a unique program that promotes professional excellence of both experienced and novice K-12 science, math, and STEM teachers. The Teacher Leadership Program (TLP) builds capacity of science, math, and STEM teachers through unique partnerships: Novice teachers (first 1-5 years) are matched with a mentor teacher and focus on co-development of knowledge and skills leading to exemplary practice Experienced teachers (5+ years) develop