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Interim President’s Message

Greetings! This letter brings exciting news! Louisiana’s revised science standards are almost official! The standards’ workgroup has finished their work on the new science standards having considered all comments from the public portal and standards committee. I hope you took a moment to offer your feedback on the draft version. I want to personally thank all of the members of […]


LASER Newsletter

  Read the February 2017 issue of the LASER for up-to-date Louisiana Science Education News!   LASER Newsletter Archives  


2017 NSTA Regional Conference information

Join Us for the 2017 NSTA Regional Conference! November 30 – December 2, 2016 New Orleans, LA January 17, 2016 is the the last day to submit Session Proposals for the 2017 Conference!  


Submit your Session Proposal for 2017 NSTA Regional Conference!

Deadline:  January 17, 2017 Preparing and Submitting a Session Proposal Go to the Online Proposal Submissions page. Log in with your last name and NSTA ID# or create a new NSTA online account. Please note that conference registration is not required to submit a proposal. You must have cookies and Javascript turned on in your browser. Please check out these […]


Accepting 2017 PAEMST Nominations

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education. Since 1983, more than 4,700 teachers have been recognized for their contributions in the […]


2017 NSTA Regional Conference: New Orleans


2016 LSTA Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 LSTA Award Winners! Essie Beck “Rising Star” Science Education Award Sophia Crook Andrew Jackson Middle School, Chalmette, LA Outstanding Middle School Science Teacher of the Year Kylie Martin Bayou Blue Middle School, Houma, LA Outstanding High School Science Teacher of the Year Kris Clements Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, LA Distinguished Informal Science Education Award Alma Robichaux […]


2016 PAEMST Awards Finalists

Presidential Awards for Academic Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Louisiana 2015 Presidential Finalists for Science   Tammy Brouillette Montegut Middle School Terrebonne Parish Stephani Farris Science Lab, Fairfield Elementary School Caddo Parish Mary Legoria Science Lab, Westdale Heights Academic Magnet East Baton Rouge Parish  


Students Presented with LSTA Awards

On the campus of LSU from March 21-23, students throughout the state competed in the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair.  Each year LSTA presents students with awards for outstanding projects usually in the categories of behavioral sciences, education/learning studies and/or psychology.  The 2016 LSTA award winners are listed and pictured below. Junior Division 1st place “Bottoms Up:  Get Educated, Get […]


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