Becoming a member of your state Science Teachers Association opens the door to a collegiate, passionate and knowledgeable community of science teachers. And access to hours of discounted accredited professional learning hours.

Join thousands of dedicated teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, and business and industry representatives committed to science education committed to excellence in science education. Schools, early career teachers, primary teachers and undergraduates in a teaching discipline are welcomed.

Science Teacher Association members are committed to ongoing learning and professional development, and frequently learn from one another through peer to peer sharing. As a member you receive discounted rates on professional learning events, regular news updates on all things science teaching related, our quarterly journal and the opportunity of joining as many special interest committees as you choose.

 To join, first consider which membership category is most appropriate for you



Council provide strategic guidance to the Science Teachers Association and oversight of the governance and financial management of the Association. The Council is accountable to the Members for the Company's business and operations.

The key responsibilities of the Council are:

  • Leadership and strategic direction
  • Governance
  • Financial and risk management.

Individual members are eligible for election as a Councillor, elections take place in Term 4 of the school year. Each year up to 4 council positions are vacated and open for nominations. If you interested in standing for Council please email [email protected]


Volunteering is a good way to meet new people and become part of a community of committed educators. It's also a great way to improve your skills and career prospects, and of course you'll be playing a vital role in helping us promote excellence in science education.

We're always looking out for volunteers to assist with our events. Register now!


Organising Committees

Each major event has a committee of volunteers who organise professional learning opportunities for delegates, managing areas such as programing, promotion, site plans and on the day activities. These dedicated individuals make it possible to deliver high quality, accredited professional learning.

If you are interested in joining a committee please email [email protected]

Sponsorship and Corporate Partners

We value meaningful partnerships with schools, universities, the education and science sectors, Australia’s corporate sector and the philanthropic community. And we seek to build true partnerships with organsiations and people who share our commitment to excellence in science education.

Partners are able to engage with us in a range of ways, contributing time and expertise to assist with program delivery, program improvement, organisational sustainability and innovation.

If you’re interested in a partnership with us email [email protected]

An opportunity to share

We believe that we are stronger when we work together. It is the teachers, like you, who are willing to share their expertise and resources that strengthens our community. 

If you have an article, lesson idea or resource to share please let us know. Here are the publication and submission dates and schedule:

Term 1
Deadline of Submission: Friday 24 March

Term 2
Deadline of Submission: Friday 9 June

Term 3
Deadline of Submission: Friday 8 September

Term 4
Deadline of Submission: Friday 1 December 


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