Message From The Presidential Team

Dear NARST Colleagues, As discussed at the 2015 NARST conference under the leadership of Valarie Akerson,  now our Past President, we have a new version of the ByLaws to share with you. This version has been developed with help from our BoardSource Consultant, and has been approved by the NARST Board in April, and the…

International Committee

The NARST International Committee awarded 12 scholarships to doctoral and early career researchers from Chile, Israel, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey. Congratulations to Cigdem Han Tosunoglu, Yeonjoo Ko, Hyunok Lee, Pey-Yan Liou, Dante Cisterna, Deniz Saribas, Zehavit Kohen,Nirit Lavie-Alon, Eunhang Lee, Gabriella Schwartz, Ferah Ozer, and Cigdem Han Tosunoglu. We encourage more international members who…

Publications Advisory Committee

The Publications Advisory Committee (PAC) had a very productive year. Co-chairs, Gillian Roehrig and Alicia Alonzo, wish to thank the outgoing members (David Long, Daniel Meyer, and Anat Yarden) for their substantial contributions and welcome new members, Julie Brown, Nazan Bautista, Deborah Tippins, Lin Ding, and Heba El-Deghaidy. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND INFORMAL SCIENCE…

Membership and Elections Committee

    An Elections Update: NOMINATE OUR NARST LEADERS:  PACKETS DUE JUNE 29, 2015 June 29, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST is rapidly approaching.  It’s the deadline for nominators to submit completed nomination packets to Bill Kyle, NARST Executive Director. I am sure you know NARST members who would be excellent leaders.  Please encourage them to…

A Message From The President

Hello, it was a privilege to become the President of NARST at the 2015 annual international conference in Chicago, Illinois. I want to thank all of the NARST members who accepted the invitation to serve as co-chair of committees, strand co-coordinators, or committee members. NARST can only accomplish its mission through the volunteer work of…

Equity and Ethics Committee

The Equity and Ethics (E&E) Committee is excited to update you on some of the highlights from the NARST 2015 Annual International Conference. First, we would like to welcome Nam-Hwa Kang as the committee’s new co-chair and our new committee members–Sanghee Cho, Mercy Ogunsola-Bandele, and Deniz Saribas. And we want to thank three members who…

NARST RIGS

UPDATES FROM NARST RESEARCH INTEREST GROUPS CADASE News CADASE had very successful outing at Chicago. We had a very interactive and productive discussion during our administrative session. The two invited speakers Anton Miglieta and Alejandra Fausto did a phenomenal job sharing their grassroots curricula and how to apply their model of context based and culturally…