PDI - 2021


Launch your science program into a higher orbit

Conference Overview                                                                   
The 2021 NCSTA Professional  Development Institute will be held on November 4-5 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC.  The PDI consists of 2 days of concurrent sessions, a general meeting with a keynote speaker, our exhibit hall filled with vendors and other fun-filled activities.  We are planning for a return to our face-to-face conference:  if necessary, we will switch to a virtual conference format.
Download/Print General Schedule - Coming soon
Up to Date Sessions List - SCHED Conference APP - Coming soon
SCHED Instructions
Share-a-Thon Information - Coming soon
Reality Check Information - Coming soon
May Your Wish Be Granted - At the Awards Ceremony - Coming soon




Strand Information
Strand 1: Launching Science through Digital Literacy
Strand 2: Launching Science through Blended and Virtual Science Classes
Strand 3:  Launching Science through Environmental STEM Lessons




Marriott Winston-Salem
425 Cherry Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
Conference Rate:162 + tax   Single/Double Occupancy
Reservation Deadline: October 7, 2021


    Teacher Resources 
     Letter for Principal
     Form to Obtain Sponsorship


Save money by pre-registering for the conference.  All pre-registration is done online:  you will have the option to print an invoice if you are paying by check, or a receipt if you are using a credit card.  Your registration will not be final until payment is received.  You may also register at the conference, but you will save money by pre-registering by the deadline.
Click for registration rates.  Pre-registration deadline is Nov. 1.
Registration is not yet open.   You will have the option to join/renew during the registration process.
We’ve kept our exhibitor rates affordable allowing you to maximize your dollars with great exposure. We hope you take this opportunity to reach our attendees who always look forward to learning the latest innovations and techniques in teaching and learning.  Exhibitor information coming soon.
Presenter information coming soon.