The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) promotes leadership and support for professionals involved in the education and development of teachers of science at all levels. Join Now
Benefits of Membership
A Community of Like-minded Professionals
Connect with colleagues. Learn with them, and further science teacher education together. Our members include faculty, professional developers, and leaders in the field.
Stay Current in Your Field
ASTE publishes journals for both the researcher and the teacher in you including JSTE, Innovations, and the Science Education section of the CITE Journal.
An annual conference full of fun, friends, and scholarship
See what’s cutting edge in science teacher education. Build your network, receive mentorship, and learn more about research and practice at the annual conference.
Get involved and push Science Teacher Education Forward
Regions, forums, and committees allow members to have a voice in ASTE and to work collaboratively towards addressing issues important to science teacher education.
A Community with Common Goals
We welcome anyone interested in the preparation of science teachers including:
- Professors of science and/or education
- Professional developers and coordinators of science in K12 and informal settings
- Policy, curriculum, or teacher preparation program leaders
- Graduate students in science education
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