The ASTE Community

The ASTE community is welcoming and inclusive of anyone interested in the preparation of science teachers at all levels 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

Membership Benefits

In addition to the value in belonging to a vibrant community of professionals interested in science teacher education from the United States and beyond, membership in ASTE comes with an ever-growing list of benefits including:

2021 Membership Rates

Membership in ASTE is for the calendar year.

  • Regular Membership – $125 Applies to U.S. or International Members
  • Student Membership -$85
    In order to qualify to be an ASTE member at the student level, the following must apply:  1) You are full-time student at an accredited University/College,  2) You do not already hold a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.),   3) You can provide contact information for a faculty member at you institution that is willing to verify your status as a student and be your faculty sponsor.
  • Retired Membership – $60
    Must be 65 years or older OR hold Emeritus faculty status at an accredited academic institution.

ASTE Regions

Members may also join an ASTE region.  Typically, these are the states associated with each U.S. region.

North-East: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT
South-East: AL, FL, GA, LA, southern parts of MO, MS, SC
Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, KY, MD, NC, southern parts of OH, TN, VA, WV
North-Central: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, northern parts of MO, ND, northern parts of OH, SD, NE, WI
North-West: ID, MT, OR, WA, WY
South-West: AR, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX, UT
Far West: AK, AZ, CA, HI, NV
International: Any Resident outside of the United States

Please contact:

Dr. Kate Popejoy
ASTE Executive Director
3451 S. 5th Avenue
Whitehall, PA 18052
office: 484.547.6046