The NCSE is an annual meeting of the 150 top science teacher delegates in the United States, hosted by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). The Congress meets to discuss and make recommendations on a broad range of issues that affect science education in the United States and are of interest the the NSTA. At the 2005 Congress, discussion focused on challenges of the evolution debate, reviving elementary science, supporting first and second year career new teachers, and bridging the achievement gap.
JOI sponosored the participation of Ms Dana Brown, a masters student in geology at Georgia State University and an MS PHD’S Program participant. Read what Dana has to say about her experience with the MS PHD’S Program and her participation in the NCSE.