Conferences and Events


National and regional events offering professional development opportunities for teachers of chemistry.

National Conferences

  • March 6 - 10, 2021
    The Pittsburgh Conference & Expostion (PITTCON2021)

    Are you looking for new ways to bring exciting experiments into your classroom? There are several different workshops designed for K-12 science teachers at PITTCON, the world’s largest annual conference for laboratory science: March 6 – 10, 2021 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

  • April 8 - 11, 2021
    NSTA21 National Conference on Science Education

    Connect with thousands of educators at the NSTA National Conference for hundreds of hands-on learning opportunities! The theme for this year's conference, which well be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL on April 8 – 11, 2021, is All Students, All Sciences, All Settings.

  • July 21 - 24, 2021
    AP Annual Conference 2021

    Come together with other AP teachers to develop strategies, share practices & tools, and learn new methods for success in Las Vegas, NV from July 21 – 24, 2021.

  • July 25 - 29, 2021
    26th ChemEd 2021 Conference

    This biennial conference is the largest for educators involved in teaching high school and introductory chemistry in North America. It is an opportunity for educators to gather together for five days to learn and exchange their teaching ideas in a friendly and motivating environment. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario will be hosting the 26th ChemEd conference from July 25 – 29, 2021.

Regional Conferences

  • Fall 2020/Winter 2021
    NJSC VIRTUAL 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of the future post-pandemic environment has presented challenges to planning the in-person New Jersey Science Convention 2020 – Science: The Key to the Future. After 43 years the steering committee has had to consider a safer virtual option that still aligns to our mission and goals. New Jersey Science Convention Virtual 2020 – Science: The Key to the Future represents a new venture into a landscape much different from previous years. With support from the NJSC Steering Committee, the 2020 convention will feature a series of presentations scheduled in October, November, January, and February.

  • November 5 - 7, 2020
    Conference for the Advancement of Science Teachers (CAST) 2020

    CAST2020 Reimagined is a  fully virtual experience with 150 recorded sessions broadcast over three days, on-demand content available within minutes and access to all content for weeks after the event. Connect with peers in a virtual exhibit hall, take part in interactive experiences and more November 5-7. You don't want to miss this! November 5 – 7, 2020.

  • November 14, 2020
    Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development

    The Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development will be virtual this year. It is a conference that provides professional development regarding science content, education strategy, and research. This year’s meeting will be held on Friday, November 14, 2020.

  • November 13 - 15, 2020
    NSTA Engage: Fall20

    Get ready for energizing moments, remarkable stories of inspiration, thought leadership, and much more at NSTA Engage: Fall20! This interactive, three-day conference will feature unique virtual networking opportunities with colleagues from around the country, motivating sessions led by outstanding educators on important topics, and enlightening presentations from leading experts addressing current challenges affecting the science education community today. NSTA Engage: Fall20 will also feature a dynamic virtual Exhibit Hall, where companies and organizations will showcase the latest science education materials, tools, and products available. Mark your calendar for November 13 – 15, 2020.