Virtual PDI - 2021-2022


Launch your science program into a higher orbit

Conference Overview                                                                   
The 2021-2022 NCSTA Professional  Development Institute has transitioned from a face-to-face conference to a virtual conference.  It will be held on February 15, 16, 17 and 19.  Our Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday sessions will begin at 4:30 and we are planning on 3 back-to-back session times each day.  A choice of 4 sessions are available during each time period.  Saturday's sessions will start at 9:00 am and continue until 12:30 pm..


Download/Print General Schedule 
Up to Date Sessions List -  Coming soon
May Your Wish Be Granted - Mini-Grants given at the Awards Ceremony - Process updated with new deadlines
Teacher Resources
Letter for Principal
Form to Obtain Sponsorship





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

Pre-Registration is open.

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.  
Click for registration rates.  Registration is now open.  You have the option to join/renew during the registration process.  Pre-registration deadline is Jan. 31, 2022.
      Samuel James with inflatable
Our featured speaker for the Spring Virtual PDI is Samuel James from NASA.  His address will be on Saturday morning and you will find more information about him here.