PDI - 2023

Putting It All Together and Moving Beyond –

New Standards, New Ideas, New Directions


Conference Overview                                                                   
The 2023 NCSTA Professional  Development Institute will be held on November 2-3 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC.  The PDI consists of 2 days of concurrent sessions, a general meeting with our keynote speaker, our exhibit hall filled with vendors and other fun-filled activities.  
Keynote Speaker - Information Coming Soon
Download/Print General Schedule - Preliminary
Up to Date Sessions List - August
SCHED Instructions
Share-a-Thon Information - August
Reality Check Information - Coming soon
May Your Wish Be Granted - Mini-Grants given at the Awards Ceremony
    Teacher Resources
Letter for Principal
Form to Seek Sponsorship
Strand Information
Strand 1: Tools and Ideas for Embracing, Navigating and Implementing the New Standards
Strand 2: Creative and Innovative Strategies for Elevating Teaching, Learning, Engagement and Relevance through Inquiry-Based Approaches
Strand 3:  STEM Lessons and Ideas to Address Contemporary Current Events and Emerging Science Topics
Pre-Registration - open soon
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. You have the option to join/renew during the registration process.  Pre-registration deadline is Oct. 21, 2023. 



Marriott Winston-Salem                
425 Cherry Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
Conference Rate:168 + tax   Single/Double Occupancy
Reservations:  Deadline Oct. 4
Presenters - Application to Present                                        
If you submitted an application to present at the PDI, you will be notified by email in early August. We often encounter issues with blocked emails and emails going into spam folders. If you have not received an email from us by August 15, please notify Joette Midgett ncstabusinessmanager@mindspring.com   
Exhibitor Information