Community Update

The NSTA Learning Center Community Update is a bulletin created to inform science educators who use the NSTA professional learning portal.  Summer is a great time to reboot!  We invite you to visit NSTA online communities often for personalized professional learning experiences. See below for opportunities, forum discussions, journal articles, and resource collections.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities:

The NSTA Forums: Engage with Like-Minded Individuals:

Recognizing NSTA Learning Center High Flyers:

Every month we recognize science educators who work online to better themselves on behalf of their students. Congratulations to the top three educators on the June 2018 National Leader Boards: 

  • Teresa Davis (2,625 activity points)
  • Anupama Mital (1,990 activity points)
  • Jenny Mosakowski (1,710 activity points)

Free Journal Articles from July 2018:

Selected NSTA Collections (themes match the July 2018 Journals):


In every issue of the NSTA Learning Center Community Update we highlight available resources, upcoming events and opportunities, discussions taking place in the community forums, and professional learning tools. In addition, we plan to use these Community Updates to celebrate the professional growth of science teachers and to recognize the volunteers and staff that support the NSTA Learning Center. If you have questions, please send a message to