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LASER Newsletter

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

Interim President’s Message

Greetings! With standardized testing now under way, I want to wish everyone good luck over the next few weeks. I hope your students’ scores accurately reflect the effort you have put forth over the course of this year. In science education, we are currently at a crossroads-to test or not to test. To my disappointment, the Governor’s Advisory Council has […]

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

Closes April 1, 2017…. 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 […]

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  

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:

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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Quality Science and Math Grants Deadline to Submit: 2016 TBA