Annual Conference

2017 NSTA Regional Conference information

Join Us for the 2017 NSTA Regional Conference! November 30 – December 2, 2016 New Orleans, LA   For more information and updates, visit:

Past Conferences

LATM/LSTA 2016 Joint Conference

Join Us for the 2016 LATM/LSTA Joint Conference! October 24-26, 2016 Baton Rouge River Center Baton Rouge, LA October 16th was the last day to mail in your registration.  If you missed the deadline, you must register on site at the Full Conference Registration rate. Full Conference  Registration $125 Full-time Non-teaching Undergraduate Student Full Conference Registration  $30.00 Wednesday Only Registration  $50.00


2016 Conference Hotel Information

Belle of Baton Rouge Distance to River Center:  0.20 miles Hotel Indigo Valet parking $16/night; some street parking lots for a fee 1-225-343-1515 Distance to River Center:  0.26 miles Hampton Inn Baton Rouge Self parking $9.00/night 1-844-592-4102 Hampton Inn website Distance to River Center:  0.6 miles Marriott Baton Rouge Parking:  complimentary on-site 1-225-924-5000 Marriott Baton Rouge website Distance to […]


LATM/LSTA Helping Hands

In the spring and fall of 2016, many classrooms were impacted by devastating floods. At our joint conference, we would like to offer helping hands to our colleagues around the state. A “Helping Hands Tree” will be prominently displayed at the conference. It will contain “wishes” (“hands”) from our teachers in need of supplies. Participants of the conference will be […]


LATM/LSTA Joint Conference 2016 is going mobile!!

We’re excited to announce we have a brand new mobile guide for you to use on Guidebook! Get the guide to access the most up-to-date information about the upcoming conference, including schedules, maps, and much more. Edits will be made as needed between now and the conference, so check back often. This app will serve as the Program for the conference.  There […]


LSTA welcomes Bill Badders back to Louisiana!

Since his last visit here for one of our conferences we have been waiting to get Bill back for our members. Bill is an NSTA Past President. He has been very busy presenting and working for science education not only in America but around the world. As a presenter he has been in several countries on different continents. One thing is certain, whether it is […]


LSTA welcomes Dr. David Crowther NSTA president-elect to Baton Rouge

Dr. David T. Crowther, professor of science education and the executive director of the Raggio Research Center for STEM Education at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), began his one-year term as president-elect of the NSTA on June 1, 2016. He will join us for the joint Math Science Conference October 24-26. David will assume the office of NSTA president on June 1, 2017. […]


2016 Preconference Newsletter

    In this newsletter you will find: How to submit a one-hour, concurrent session proposal. All proposals are to be submitted no later than August 19, 2016, using the online link provided in the newsletter or the link below. How to serve as a presider. Registration information (Extended Session and Conference) A list of Extended Sessions being offered. Early […]


2016 Joint Conference Registration

  Click on the button below to register for the 2016 Joint Conference. Check payments must be mailed with the printed registration invoice by the postmark date.  After October 8th, checks should be brought to the conference. Payments by credit card will be processed through PayPal after entering credit card information on the invoice page, not the registration page. Keep […]


Call for Concurrent Session (1hr) Proposals

2016 LATM/LSTA Joint Math Science Conference Interested presenters may submit a proposal for a 1-hour concurrent session to be held on Tuesday and/or Wednesday, October 25-26, 2016. Presenters must provide all equipment (computers, LCD panels, internet access, and other items) needed for their presentation. Rooms will have Wi-Fi access as well as a screen or wall space on which to […]


2016 Joint Conference Sponsors

If you are interested in becoming a conference sponsor, please contact Ms. Jean May-Brett:                  

Future Conferences

2017 NSTA Regional Conference

NSTA Regional Conference November 30 – December 2, 2017 New Orleans, Louisiana