Conferences and Events


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

National Conferences

  • 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.

  • July 28 - 30, 2021
    10th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)

    Are you looking for ways to explore, begin, or tweak a STEM initiative within your school or district?  Join us for this conference in Detroit, MI hosted by the National Science Teachers on July 28–30, 2021.

  • August 22–26 2021
    ACS Fall 2021

    ACS Fall 2021 will bring together chemistry professionals, educators, and students worldwide to discover and share research, network, and advance their careers. This hybrid event is an excellent opportunity for professionals and students to showcase their work and connect with colleagues in all areas of chemistry. Join us in Atlanta, Georgia & Virtually, August 22–26, 2021.

Regional Conferences

  • August 2–4 2021
    NEACT Virtual Conference

    The New England Association of Chemistry Teachers invites all teachers to our virtual conference, Captivating Chemistry. This is the second year in a row that we will be virtual! Join us for 15+ hours of chemistry workshops and discussions on Chemistry education. John McLean of Vanderbilt University and Bassam Shakhashiri of the University of Wisconsin will be our keynote speakers!

  • August 5, 2021
    2021 Idaho Science Teachers Association (ISTA) Super Conference

    Attend the 2021 Idaho Conference on August 5, 2021. The location has not yet been determined.

  • Fall 2020/Winter 2021
    New Jersey Science Convention 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 and November of 2020 and in January and February of 2021.

  • October 28 - 30, 2021
    2021 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference – Portland, OR

    Connect with educators from your region at the NSTA area Conference for MANY hands-on learning opportunities. Mark your calendar for October 28 – 30, 2021.

  • November 11 - 13, 2021
    Conference for the Advancement of Science Teachers (CAST) 2020

    CAST is the largest state science education conference in the nation and is sponsored by the Science Teachers Association of Texas. It will be held in Fort Worth, TX at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel on November 11-13, 2021.

  • November 11 - 13, 2021
    2021 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference – National Harbor, MD

    Connect with educators from your region at the NSTA area Conference for MANY hands-on learning opportunities.  Mark your calendar for November 11-13, 2021.

  • December 9 - 11, 2021
    2021 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference – Los Angeles, CA

    Connect with educators from your region at the NSTA area Conference for MANY hands-on learning opportunities.  Mark your calendar for December 9-11, 2021.