Washington Science Teachers Association

Fall 2017 Annual Meeting

3-D Learning in the Tri-Cities!

October 20 to 22, 2017

Chiawana High School, Pasco WA

Themes and strands:

All Standards, All Students (Equity in the NGSS)

STEM Certification for All Teachers

Progressing through the Standards

NGSS in the Elementary Grades

Integrating Energy, Engineering and Science

History and Future--Engineering in Washington


Keynote Speakers

Chris Reykdal, WA Superintendent

Science Education in Washington State

Dr. Phillip Bell,  UW Professor

Equitable 3D science learning for all students

Mr. Michael DiSpezio

Brain Sense: Learning About the Brain Through Puzzles, Illusions and Hands-on Activities

Make a Proposal,  Register,  Present as an Exhibitor, follow the links:

Call for proposals 

In the proposal web forms you will have the opportunity to give the title, specific description, the themes and strands you will address, the length of time and day and time preferred, special needs, target audience, and specific NGSS standards you may address.


Awards Banquet 

Field Trip Registration 

Exhibitor information 


Hotel Booking Information

Pasco Red Lion--Headquarters Hotel

or call 1-800-733-5466 and as for WASH1019

Pasco Holiday Inn Express--Hotel Rooms Booked

Holiday Inn Express IATA # 99801505,  Group Code WST

Other hotels in the area:


Conference Chair:   Mary Wise   mary.wise@rsd.edu 

Contact Mary with workshop ideas or questions.

Conference Coordinator:  John P McNamara  mcnamara@wsu.edu      509 592 0099.  

Contact John with all schedule, technical, website,  sponsorship questions. 


Vendor Chair:  Nancy Ridenour  wstaexhibithall@gmail.com


Hotel Rooms Blocked at The Pasco Red Lion (HQ Hotel) and The Holiday Inn Express, ask for WSTA 2017


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