Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

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2018 MAST Annual Conference and Awards Banquet

Sustainable Science!  

November 1-2

Boxboro Regency Hotel

The organizers of the 2018 Massachusetts Association of Science Teacher's Annual Conference are pleased to open the Call for Presenters.

The theme for this year's Conference is "Sustainable Science." We encourage the submission of workshop proposals that address the following conference strands in exciting and engaging ways.

The Conference strands are:

·       Innovative Learning

·       New Teacher Resources

·       Literacy in Science

·       Integrated Science Learning 

·       Equity & Diversity in STEM

Workshop proposals are due by July 2, 2018.

Upcoming events

Thursday, November 01, 2018 • Boxboro Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Pl, Boxborough, MA 01719
Thursday, November 01, 2018 • Boxborough Regency (formally Holiday Inn, Boxborough) Boxborough, MA
Thursday, November 01, 2018 • Boxboro Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Pl, Boxborough, MA 01719

Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Standards 

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 to adopt the revised Science and Technology/Engineering (STE) standards. Supporting documents and the standards are available at:

To request a science ambassador to present at your school, send an email to:

Download the latest MCAS information from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. 

Check out the summary of DESE's current thinking about the Next Generation Science, Technology, and Engineering MCAS presented at the 2017 MAST Conference 

Science Matters in Massachusetts

Science Matters is a public awareness campaign by the National Science Teachers Association. The Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST) will work to share science opportunities throughout Massachusetts. This is a newsletter sent out by email on the 1st and 15th of each month. If you have an opportunity to share please email it to Betsey Clifford at

MAST Board of Directors

Look at the About Us tab to learn more about vacancies on the MAST Board of directors. Contact the MAST President at  if you are interested in getting more involved. 

If you are interested in helping with the 2017 MAST Conference, contact the Conference Chairs at or  

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