Below is a list of leadership positions within NSTA's governing and advisory bodies. Leaders earn badges as recognition for their work as President, members of the Board of Directors, Council, Standing Committees, and Advisory Boards. A new set of badges has been created to recognize authors of NSTA award-winning journal articles, NSTA Press e-Book chapters and books. Another set of new badges recognizes NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Fellows.


NSTA President and Board
NSTA President
NSTA President - Current NSTA President, 1-year term
NSTA President
NSTA President - NSTA President-Elect, Retiring President, and Past Presidents
Board of Directors
Board of Directors - NSTA Active Presidents and Division Directors, 3-year term


NSTA Council
Council
Council - NSTA District I Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District X Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District II Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XI Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District III Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XII Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District IV Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XIII Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District V Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XIV Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District VI Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XV Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District VII Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XVI Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District VIII Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XVII Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District IX Director, 3-year term
Council
Council - NSTA District XVIII Director, 3-year term


NSTA Standing Committees
Committee on Preschool-Elementary Science Teaching
Committee on Preschool-Elementary Science Teaching - Level Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Preservice Teacher Preparation
Committee on Preservice Teacher Preparation - Function Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Middle Level Science Teaching
Committee on Middle Level Science Teaching - Level Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Professional Development in Science Education
Committee on Professional Development in Science Education - Function Committee, 3-year term
Committee on High School Science Teaching
Committee on High School Science Teaching - Level Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Research in Science Teaching
Committee on Research in Science Teaching - Function Committee, 3-year term
Committee on College Science Teaching
Committee on College Science Teaching - Level Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Awards and Recognition
Committee on Awards and Recognition - Task Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Coordination and Supervision of Science Teaching
Committee on Coordination and Supervision of Science Teaching - Function Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Budget and Finance
Committee on Budget and Finance - Task Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Informal Science
Committee on Informal Science - Function Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Nominations
Committee on Nominations - Task Committee, 3-year term
Committee on Multicultural/Equity in Science Education
Committee on Multicultural/Equity in Science Education - Function Committee, 3-year term
Audit Committee
Audit Committee - Task Committee, 3-year term


NSTA Advisory Boards
Aerospace Programs Advisory Board
Aerospace Programs Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Urban Science Education Advisory Board
Urban Science Education Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Conference Advisory Board
Conference Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
<i>Science and Children</i> Advisory Board
Science and Children Advisory Board - Publication Advisory Board, 3-year term
Development Advisory Board
Development Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
<i>The Science Teacher</i> Advisory Board
The Science Teacher Advisory Board - Publication Advisory Board, 3-year term
International Advisory Board
International Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
<i>Journal of College Science Teaching</i> Advisory Board
Journal of College Science Teaching Advisory Board - Publication Advisory Board, 3-year term
Investment Advisory Board
Investment Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
<i>NSTA Reports</i> Advisory Board
NSTA Reports Advisory Board - Publication Advisory Board, 3-year term
John Glenn Advisory Board
John Glenn Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Technology Advisory Board
Technology Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Retired Members Advisory Board
Retired Members Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
<i>Science Scope</i> Advisory Board
Science Scope Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Science Safety Advisory Board
Science Safety Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Past Presidents Advisory Board
Past Presidents Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Special Needs Advisory Board
Special Needs Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term
Science Matters Advisory Board
Science Matters Advisory Board - Leadership and Governance Advisory Board, 3-year term


NSTA New Science Teacher Academy
The NSTA New Science Teacher Academy endeavors to use mentoring and other professional development resources to support science teachers during the initial teaching years and to help them stay in the profession.
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Acceptance
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Acceptance - NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Fellow
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Explorations Accelerator
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Explorations Accelerator - Complete 3 Explorations
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Graduate
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Graduate - NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Alumnus
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Web Seminar Activator
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Web Seminar Activator - Attend 1 NSTA2 live web seminar
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Explorations Activator
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Explorations Activator - Complete 1 Exploration
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Web Seminar Optimizer
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Web Seminar Optimizer - Attend 5 NSTA2 live web seminars
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Explorations Optimizer
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Explorations Optimizer - Complete 2 Explorations
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Web Seminar Accelerator
NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Web Seminar Accelerator - Attend 8 NSTA2 live web seminars