The New Jersey Science Teachers Association, the New Jersey Science Education Leadership Association, and the New Jersey Science Convention are co-sponsoring a two-day convention on Oct. 19 and 20 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. There will be over 100 workshops and 70 vendors.

On Tuesday evening the banquet speaker is Dr. William Gutsch, distinguished professor of the college of Arts and Science at Saint Peter’s University. Dr. Gutsch’s topic will be Science Education: A Grand Adventure Building Bridges Between the Formal and Informal Sectors.

The convention theme is Bringing 21st Century Science Skills to the Classroom—its impact on human society and impacts in New Jersey, Next Generation Science Standards and 3-D learning, science content in all areas, biology, physics, chemistry, space and Earth science and more.

A boxed lunch and snacks are included. To receive professional development hours, an evaluation of the workshops and general convention must be completed.

The registration deadline is Oct. 15. The registration fee is $195 per day.

For more information, and to register,

visit njscienceconvention.org.

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