Welcome to SSMA 

The School Science and Mathematics Association is an inclusive professional community of researchers and teachers who promote research, scholarship, and practice that improves school science and mathematics and advances the integration of science and mathematics.

SSMA focuses on promoting research-based innovations related to K-16 teacher preparation and continued professional enhancement in science and mathematics. Target audiences include higher education faculty members, K-16 school leaders and K-16 classroom teachers.

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 2014 Award Winners

Congratulations to the following 2014 Award Winners!


Sarah Quebec-Fuentes
Texas Christian University
Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award


Don Balk
St. Mary's College
George G. Mallinson Distinguished Service Award


Margaret Niess
Oregon State University
George G. Mallinson Distinguished Service Award


SSMA Journal

The SSMA journal is an international journal which is published monthly, October through May, emphasizing research on issues, concerns, and lessons within and between the disciplines of science and mathematics in the classroom.


Note:  Members must login before they can access the journal online via the SSMA website (under member benefits - Journal Archives).


The AAT Project

 The AAT Project Facebook

Teacher Researcher Day at 2016 NSTA Nashville: Please encourage any teachers and faculty colleagues who would like topresent at the National Science Teachers Association conference in Nashville to put in a proposal for Teacher Researcher Day! This is a great way for teachers to share what they are learning about their classrooms, in a space that is teacher (and teacher educator) friendly. This is a wonderful way to share data, learning,and research in progress with others who are interested. This is intended to be a full day event, in which participants see an overview of all the breakout sessions during the 8:30 Poster session, participate in the workshop, and participate in a variety of breakout sessions throughout the day. We look forward to seeing you in Nashville!

Note: THE DEADLINE IS APRIL 15, 2015 FOR submitting proposals for the 2016 NSTA conference in Nashville March 31- April 3.

1. To submit a proposal: Go online to nsta.org/conferences/sessions, Conferences, click on 2016 Nashville National Conference, Fill out all required information, You will need a title, a 25-word description of your session, an abstract (150-200 words that provides details about your session), a decision of whether you want a session of 30 or 60 minutes, and a decision of what equipment you need (LCD, overhead projector). **MAKE A COPY OF THE PROPOSAL BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE WEBSITE**

2. If your session involves a study of your own teaching practices and students’ learning, or involves teachers who are conducting such studies, and if you want your session to be included in 2016 Teacher Researcher Day: Email a copy of your proposal to Debi Roberts-Harris,drober02@unm.edu. The email message should include your PROPOSAL NUMBER, authors’ names, institutions, locations, contact information, title of proposal, 25 word description, abstract, time request (30 or 60 minutes), equipment request. Note that NSTA makes the final decision to accept the proposal or not. Hope to see you in Nashville!


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