We are a Community of volunteer ESS teachers advocating K-12+ passion for ESS;
a member-run, nonprofit educational organization
Your membership & donations fund programs, professional development workshops, webinars & advocating for ESS
Join / Renew Community Membership
The many benefits of NESTA membership:
Join community of teachers, professors & professionals—advocating ESS & quality, researched professional development
Renew Your Membership
Supporting—$100 - $249/year
Sustaining—$250/year and up
Library (TES in print only)—$70/yr
Free Student Membership!
Undergraduate / Graduate students—future ESS teachers / scientists—TWO sequential years Free membership
(form required to prove student status)
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Your support is vital:
Advocate ESS prominence & importance for ALL students
Cultivate ESS Teachers —instructing decision makers of tomorrow
Earth stewardship & policy making
You make a difference—"pay forward"
Advocate ESS Prominence
Geoscience profession employment numbers increasing, though ESS major declarations decrease.
Equity in ESS
Inner cities & minority students less likely to receive ESS education & ESS role models leading to a growing disparity of minorities in the space & geosciences
Cultivate ESS Teachers
K-12 classroom—increasingly important providing authentic learning experiences to develop ESS literacy
Resource management, climate change, water management, pollution control, earthquake mitigation—citizenry understanding of complex topics is inadequate