New Jersey Science Convention
Bringing 21st Century Skills to the Classroom
18th - 19th
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
100 College Rd E, Princeton, NJ 08540
The Convention is co-sponsored by
New Jersey Science Teachers Association and
New Jersey Science Education Leadership Association
The New Jersey Science Convention is the best professional development opportunity in the Mid-Atlantic area for science educators, including teachers, administrators, and student interns.
Dr. John Wilkin
Banquet Speaker 2022
Dr. John Wilkin is a Professor of Marine Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the dynamics of marine ecosystems, satellite remote sensing, and data analysis and simulation of the coastal ocean and adjacent deep sea. His research work focuses on applied ocean observing and forecasting, merging high performance computer simulations with observations from satellites, underwater robotic vehicles, animal tags, and other novel platforms. The ocean forecast systems he develops, are applied to understanding how ocean dynamics...
Thank you to our Sponsors for supporting NJSC 2021
2020 Anton Banko Award
for Excellence in Teaching Elementary Science
This award honors Anton Banko, an engineer who co-invented small incision cataract surgery. The technologies and procedures he pioneered are still used by surgeons today, and represent a true milestone in the evolution of STEM applications. It is in his memory that we celebrate an exceptional elementary teacher from New Jersey who is inspiring the next generation of inventors, scientists, and engineers.
Congratulations to the 2020 Anton Banko Award recipients.
How do I foster the love of science in my students?
Winner: Lissette May
Kindergarten Teacher/Science Coach, George J. Mitchell Elementary School, Little Egg Harbor, NJ
Honorable Mention: Deborah Kempin
4th Grade Teacher, Lyncrest School
Fair Lawn, NJ
Honorable Mention: Erin McNaught
2nd Grade Teacher, Barley Sheaf Elementary School
The Anton Banko Award is made possible through the sponsorship of Knowing Science.
We are concerned about your safety!
The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal Hotel will continue to support attendee safety with their cleanliness program and continue to provide sanitizer stations throughout the conference wing. NJSC will continue to provide updated information on our website and look forward to seeing you in October 2022.
The connections we make with other science teachers, the shared ideas, creates excitement to bring back to your classroom and to excite students about science.
New Jersey Student Learning Standards - Science
WestEd: Improving learning, healthy development, and equity in schools and communities
Pamphlet: Keep Teaching Science! Successful Strategies to Adapt K–12 Science Experiences for Distance Learning
"The voice and vision of science education for the states"
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