Welcome to ASTA,

the Arkansas Science Teachers Association!

From kindergarten to post-collegiate studies, we are dedicated to science education in The Natural State.

Our purpose is to promote the highest professional practices, to encourage science teachers to exercise their right and privilege of leadership in scientific affairs and to encourage effective cooperation among existing science teaching organizations, educational institutions, and agencies which similarly seek to advance science education.

If you are new to the field or nearing retirement, ASTA is the right place for you. Please explore our website and join us to move science education, and your career, forward!

ASTA Mission Statement

The Arkansas Science Teachers Association will support, connect, and represent Arkansas science educators to promote quality science education.


ASTA Vision Statement

The Arkansas Science Teachers Association is the leading association for advancing science education for all Arkansas science educators.


ASTA Guiding Principles

The Arkansas Science Teachers Association Board of Directors values

  • Continuous improvement
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Diversity
  • Visibility
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Professionalism
  • Inclusion
  • Relevance
  • Timeliness

March For Science:

The Arkansas Science Teachers Association endorses the National March for Science and the Arkansas March for Science. As science teachers, we appreciate the positive impact science and science education have had on the citizens of our country. We support open collaboration to promote human understanding of our natural world.

 ASTA at Work and Play

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