We are STAT, the Science Teachers Association of Texas.
- A statewide organization of
elementary, middle level, and high school teachers, college educators,
supervisors of science, principals and others dedicated to maintaining the highest
levels of science education in our schools.
- A chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
The mission of the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) is to build a community dedicated to advancing science teaching and learning.
The vision of the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) is to establish STAT as a resource for science education so that all students are scientifically and technologically literate, responsible, and productive citizens.
The STAT board has begun a critical and timely initiative, the
consideration and endorsement of statements representing a STAT official
position regarding selected topics of concern for Texas teachers of
science. Click here for STAT's position statements.
STAT, Science Teachers Association of Texas, was formally organized in
1957 during the 4th Annual Conference for the Advancement of Science
& Mathematics Teaching (CASMT). STAT membership is more than 6,000
The Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching is the annual
meeting of STAT. Attendance in recent years has exceeded 7,000
participants, which makes CAST the nation's largest statewide meeting of