Welcome to MAST!
The Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST) is a professional organization dedicated to improving science education at all levels. MAST is the state chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and acts as your representative on national and state policies concerning science education.
Grants for Educators
Do you have a great idea for professional development that just requires some financial help? Or, now that budgets are closing, did you remember that one amazing science tool that you didn't purchase yet? There's still time!!! We are accepting applications for the Elaine Adams Professional Development Award and five Grants for Empowering Teachers (GET) until June 15th. Check out our Grants Page for more information!
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2019 Awards Banquet
Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!
Dawn Sather Exemplary New Teacher Award
Russell P. Stanhope Distinguished Friend of Science Award
2019 County Science Educator of the Year Awards
2019 MAST State Educator of the Year Award
Elaine Adams Professional Development Award
Joann Blum Inspiration in Environmental Education Award
2018 MAST Conference Recognized Presenters
Congratulations to the new Science Hall of Fame Inductees
The Massachusetts Hall of Fame for Science Educators is pleased to announce that three science educators were inducted into the Hall of Fame at a breakfast ceremony sponsored by the Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association on October 25, 2019. The new inductees are:
William Bobrowsky, Franklin High School,
Francis Anthony DiLuna, Billerica Public Schools, and
Dr. John Kudukey, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
These inductees will also be honored at the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers' Awards Banquet on Dec. 6, 2019 at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough. To register for the awards banquet go to our registration website.The Hall of Fame was founded in 1992 and has recognized 126 members. Each member has had a long and distinguished career in science education in Massachusetts. The Hall of Fame is permanently housed at Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association.
Board of Directors
MAST is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. One way you can get involved is to contact your County Director. Click here for a complete list of Directors.
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