Happy Autumn CAST! We hope your school year is off to a wonderful start. This is a busy time for science teachers with report cards around the corner and the Colorado State Science Conference on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. Remembered to get registered for the early bird special by October 18th where your price will only be $60, after that $75 ... either way it's a wonderful deal. Register at... www.coloradoscienceconference.org This year the theme is our periodic table which celebrates a 150th anniversary. Another highlight of the Colorado Science Conference is the awards given to many distinguished teachers from across the state. Please join us at 1:00 during the conference to honor these teachers for their state awards. A free dessert reception will be part if the celebrations.
Speaking of awards, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics or Science Teaching is also looking for nominations. This is the year for elementary science and math teachers to be nominated for this most prestigious award. Consider nominating a colleague, teammate, or other outstanding elementary teacher. Self nominations are also welcomed. go to www.paemst.org and complete the brief nomination.
We encourage you to get involved with your state science organization and join the CAST board. Please let us know if you are interested in getting involved. Thank you for being part of CAST! We look forward to seeing many of you at the Colorado State Science Conference.
DeLene Hoffner, Past President of CAST and current Region II Elementary Director