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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Setting Course for Our Future through an Expanding and Aligned ASTC Staff

To better support our members, and following our extensive member- and stakeholder-listening process in 2018, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) now is engaged in a transformative process to implement a new strategic direction. We are excited to share more details over the coming months with our members and partners about ASTC’s future, including our... Read More

Getting Ready for LGBTSTEM Day

This coming July 5 is LGBTSTEM Day, an international day celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) people in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Science centers and museums that would like to plan events for the day, work with LGBTQIA organizations in their communities, or introduce inclusive practices in their institutions... Read More

Coming Up: Museum Week 2019

#MuseumWeek 2019, May 13–19 this year, will bring together cultural institutions from all over the world—with seven days, seven themes, and seven hashtags. Whether online or on-site, your organization can participate in the global event by sharing your unique take on, or inviting the public to participate in, these topics on these days #WomenInCulture (Monday,... Read More

ISE Session Proposals Sought for 2020 NSTA Conference

  Call for Session Proposals: ASTC Strand at the 2020 NSTA National Conference Due Date: Monday, May 6   ASTC is currently soliciting proposals for 10 one-hour sessions at the next National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference in Boston, April 2–4, 2020. Proposals are invited from the entire informal science education (ISE) community—educators from... Read More