2020 NATS/NATM Fall Conference

Please join us for the joint Fall Conference for Nebraska teachers of Mathematics (NATM) and Science (NATS).

October 1-3, 2020

Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE

Registration Information

Register to Attend HERE

Registration opens - August 1st
Early Registration closes - 2 weeks prior to conference
Late Registration - Available throughout conference

Vendor Registration: HERE

Presenter Call for Proposals: HERE

Run for NATS board:  HERE


All registrations include a 1-year membership to BOTH NATS and NATM


Younes Conference Center in Kearney, NE.  

Hotel reservations:

  • Fairfield Inn  (308) 236-4200     
  • LaQuinta Inn  (308) 237-4400    

Meal information:

  • The conference will provide lunch on Friday. 
  • Breakfast is complementary in the hotels listed above with a small selection of rolls and coffee available at the conference.
  • An ice cream social is provided Friday afternoon by the vendors.
  • Dinner is on your own.

Conference Information


Thursday Night - FREE

To Be Announced

Friday Session

Mark Windschitl
Ambitious Science Teaching

Session Topics

On the Science side, learn how to implement Nebraska’s Career and College Ready Standards for Science and how to embed phenomenally based instruction into your classroom to allow access to deep science learning meeting the needs of today’s learners.

Sessions will include:

  • Elementary STEM Workshops
  • EL/IEP Accommodation in Science/Math
  • Elevating Instruction for Leaders
  • Share-a-thon / Makerspace
  • 3D Learning and Teaching Routines
  • Assessment
  • Implementation Experiences
  • Administrator’s Perspective

    Conference Schedule

    Visit our SCHED APP and view a detailed schedule!

    Schedule Overview (subject to change):

    Thursday, September 19
    3:00 pm = Registration Opens
    6:00 pm = Share-a-thon, Math Circle
    7:00 pm = Keynote Speaker
    8:00 pm = Social Reception, Math and Science Trivia Contest, Cash Bar

    Friday, September 20
    8:00 am = Registration Opens
    8:30 am = Welcome and Speaker Sound Off
    9:15 am = Math Keynote and Science Sessions
    10:20 am = Math and Science Breakout Sessions
    11:20 am = Math and Science Breakout Sessions
    12:10 pm = Lunch 
    1:25 pm = Science Keynote and Math Sessions
    2:25 pm = Ice Cream Social 
    3:00 pm = Math and Science Breakout Sessions
    4:00 pm = Math and Science Breakout Sessions

    Saturday, September 21  
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm = Math and Science Breakout Sessions

    "I can honestly say that in most cases the workshops we had here at NATS were better or equal to any that I went to at NSTA. ... The truth is that NATS is a connection to the professional world of science teaching."

    - Ed Brogie, Past President, 1986-1987

    Calendar of Events

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    302 Morrill Hall, 14th and U Streets

    Lincoln, NE 68588-0339

    Phone: (402) 472-2644

    Fax: (402) 472-8899


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