Join 5,000 science educators and advocates for the energy and excitement of CAST19! 
November 21-23 | Hilton Anatole Dallas

CAST, one of the nation's premier science education conferences, is a must-attend event! Over 5,000 passionate attendees experience three-days of everything science featuring the latest trends, cutting-edge resources, amazing activities and more. Here's what YOU can expect from CAST19!   

  • Personalize your CAST experience by choosing from hundreds of creative workshops and sessions -- all to fuel your science curriculums!
  • Explore the incredible CAST Exhibit Hall for thousands of ideas and inspirations!
  • Enjoy our featured speakers including keynote, George Couros, a leading educator in innovative leadership, teaching and learning.
  • Enhance your experience at one of three Field Courses: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Dallas Zoo and Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
  • And connect, network and share ideas with your fellow Texas science educators!

After CAST19, you'll return to your classroom with new innovative lesson plans, handouts and an abundance of ideas to help your students discover the world through science!  

For complete details, visit CAST19

2019 STAT Statewide Award Recipients  


Join STAT in congratulating our 2019 Outstanding Science Teacher of the Year winners and our Distinguished Leadership in Science Award winner. Each year, STAT recognizes excellence in science teaching in public, private or charter schools through our annual awards program. Honorees are selected based on their teaching philosophy, TEKS knowledge, student engagement, innovative and creative strategies, and collaboration with major stakeholders and leadership.

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CAST 2018: Exploring New Frontiers


STAT's Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching, aka CAST, truly explored new frontiers in 2018. In addition to hundreds of breakout sessions led by innovative science educators and leaders, the three day festival featured several new learning and networking opportunities, including Beyond the Classroom, STAT Chats, the Learning Lab, and the STAT Lounge. We can't wait to see you at CAST 2019, November 21-23 in Dallas.

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