Join us for Meet Me in the Middle Day 2017! NSTA National Conference in Los Angeles on March 31

“Meet Me in the Middle Day 2017” will feature networking sessions, more than a dozen presentations specifically for middle school educators, and a Share-a-Thon featuring more than 100 presenters. Attendees will walk away with ideas they put to use in their classroom immediately! Read a teacher's perspective of the day at: Reflecting on the NSTA Middle School Share-a-Thon

2017 Sponsors:

AquaPhoenix Scientific

Carolina Biological

Flinn Scientific


PASCO Scientific

Shape of Life

Welcome to NMLSTA

NMLSTA is THE place for middle school science educators to connect! It's FREE! When signing up, provide a first name, last name, school email address, or work address. 


Interested in more? NMLSTA is the ONLY science teacher association devoted to meeting the unique needs of middle school science educators. We welcome you to join us to receive the following additional member benefits:

  • Recognition as a member of a national science educator association
  • Opportunities for leadership at a national level
  • Apply for the annual Paul de Hart Hurd Award ($1,000)
  • VIP status for presentation proposals at NSTA Area Conferences
  • Assist in planning for the Meet Me in the Middle Day at the National NSTA Conference
  • Enjoy summer travel opportunities with other NMLSTA members

Become a member by downloading a membership form and mailing it to the NMLSTA Membership Chair

NMLSTA Membership Chair

Kathy Brooks ( )
769 West Pond Meadow Rd
Westbrook, CT 06498

Sponsor NMLSTA!

Interested in sponsoring NMLSTA? Email President Mary Lou Lipscomb


MMITM Day 2016 sponsors:

2016 MMITM Day

Travel with NMLSTA!

NMLSTA brings you to Costa Rica! Experience rain forests, volcanoes, and whitewater rafting with other middle school science teachers! Learn about the culture and ecosystems of Costa Rica July 9-17, 2017. For more information see NMLSTA Costa Rica: Research, Conservation, and Education

Hurd Award

Apply for the 2017 Hurd Award today! The award goes to a member of NMLSTA who has demonstrated both exemplary science teaching performance and leadership in sharing these skills and ideas with others. $1,000 prize sponsored by Delta Education.

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