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2020 NATS/NATM Fall Conference

October 1-3, 2020
Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE

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

Registration to attend:onsite registration form 2019.pdf 

Note: online registration has closed.  Fill out the form above and bring it to conference to register.

Pre-registration deadline TBD *To avoid being charged the full registration fee, please submit any requests to cancel your registration before this date. 

Vendor Registration: Click here

Presenter Call for Proposals: CLOSED

Become a NATS board member: Click Here

Pre-service Teachers: CLICK HERE for scholarship form (limited scholarships available)

-----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


    Thursday Night - FREE

    Karla B Clark - NASA JPL

    Friday Session

    Okhee Lee - NGSS Writing Team, Leader of NGSS Diversity and Equity Team, Professor NY University

    Conference Information

    Schedule (subject to change):

    Thursday, September 19
    3:00 pm = Registration Opens
    6:00 pm = Share-a-thon, Math Circle, Vendors Open
    7:00 pm = NASA Keynote Speaker:  Karla Clark
    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 Jon Orr, 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 Ohkee Lee, and Math Session
    2:10 pm = Ice Cream Social 
    2:45 pm = Math and Science Breakout Session

    Saturday, September 21  
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm = Math and Science Breakout Sessions including 
    Makerspaces and NASA Glovebox for Elementary.

    Visit our SCHED APP and view a detailed schedule 


    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.

    "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

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    Phone: (402) 472-2644

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