The 2013 NSTA Regional Conference will be held in Charlotte, NC November 7-9, 2013. To learn more, click on the link above.
We anticipate that those attending the NSTA conference in Charlotte, can join/renew both NSTA and SC2 for only $75.00 ($65.00 for NSTA/$10.00 for SC2) More information an this special rate will be posted closer to the conference date. This special offer will only available for those attending the NSTA regional conference in Charlotte in 2013. You will only be able to get this special deal by registering online or at the conference... For NSTA membership questions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org For SC2 membership questions contact: email@example.com
Conference on Science Education, Charlotte
Racing Toward Science Excellence
For science educators and administrators who are interested in peak performance, this conference offers the finest PD around. Experts will present on inspiring topics and lead hands-on content workshops. Strategies on assessment and inquiry will take on new meaning, and teachers from across the country will be able to participate in STEM and NGSS sessions.
Those in every grade band, K-16, and in every stage of their career are invited to take that extra step to enhance their knowledge and join the discussion in Charlotte next fall, November 7–9.
2012-2013 (SC)2 Conference
On the Road with (SC)2!
South Carolina Science Council is excited and proud to present our Regional Conferences being held around the state. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) will be holding area conferences in Atlanta, GA in November of 2012 and in Charlotte, NC in November 2013. To support NSTA we will not be holding the annual (SC)2 conference in Myrtle Beach during the 2012 and 2013 school years. Instead we will be coming to a location near you.
Mark your calendar and plan to attend one of these mini conferences filled with professional development, networking and lots of fun!
Send in your registration ASAP!
October 13, 2012 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
McCracken Middle School
300 Webber Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29307
February 9, 2013 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Johnsonville Elementary School
160 East Marion Street
Johnsonville, SC 29555
March 16, 2013 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
USC Aiken – Ruth Patrick Science Center
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
Conference dates, locations and presenters' forms can be found here.
Take a look at the Preliminary Conference Schedule and register now!
2012 (SC)2 Conference Presenter Deadline
The presentation deadline has been extended for the (SC)2 Regional Conference in Spartanburg until August 31. Please plan to present and join us for the first of the three Regional Conferences.
Click here to open presenter form.
Call for Nominations for (SC)2 Leadership
It is that time again, when the members nominate candidates for positions of leadership in (SC)². To be eligible for an office, the person must be a member in good standing in the organization and the District Directors must teach in the district where they are nominated. When a member is nominated, they must submit a resume to (SC)².
The following positions are open for nomination:
Vice President Elect (Five year term) This position progresses to Vice President, President-Elect, President, and then Past President.
Newsletter Editor – This position serves to compile, edit and deliver the newsletter to the membership.
District I Director (Two year term) - Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper
District II Director (Two year term) - Bamberg, Calhoun, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland
District III Director (Two year term) - Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Saluda
District IV Director (Two year term) Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens
District V Director (Two year term) - Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Spartanburg, Union, York
District VI (Two year term) Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, Williamsburg
District Directors are available to answer any questions related to (SC)² and serve as your liaison on the Advisory Board. Additionally, during their two-year term in office, they provide valuable resources to members in their district.
All nominations should be sent to Alice Gilchrist at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to
(SC)² Nominating Committee, 230 Mill Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646
Deadline for Nominations is September 7, 2012
Keep up to date. The South Carolina Science Council has a new listserv. Join now!
Project Wild Workshop
There will be a Project Wild Workshop offered from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Spartanburg (SC)2 regional conference on October 13, 2012. If you are interested, please click on the link above.
The South Carolina Science Council - (SC)2 - is a chapter of
the National Science Teachers Association - NSTA