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2019 Call for Proposals


Please use this form for general submissions only.

  • If you are submitting sessions as part of an Affiliate Strand or on behalf of a CAST sponsor, please use the Affiliates & Sponsors/Invited Speaker form.
  • If you are returning to edit an in-progress proposal, please log in to the Proposal Service Center using the login information you received in your confirmation email. Please contact stat@statweb.org if you did not receive a confirmation email.

The Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) is excited to announce the CAST 2019 Call for Proposals is now open.

Each year, more than 5,500 educators and science advocates gather for the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching, aka CAST, one of the nation’s premier science education conferences. What makes this three-day festival of all things science possible is you. Our program includes hundreds of breakout sessions presented by educators who generously share strategies for inspiring students to discover the world through science.

We seek proposals for sessions geared toward all grade levels and subject areas. A team of STAT members—science educators like you—will score all proposals and make recommendations for which sessions to include on the CAST agenda.

Proposal Submission Requirements

Before you log in to the Call for Proposals website, gather the information listed below. You may also download a PDF of a sample proposal for reference as you prepare your submission.

• Session Title (to be printed in program, if selected)

• Session description of no more than 75 words (to be printed in program, if selected)

• Presentation format

• Outcomes/takeaways—up to three (3) attainable outcomes/takeaways

• Standards—up to three (3) ways this session aligns with research, best practice, and/or standards/TEKS

• Grade Level

• Up to three additional keywords

• Groups for whom the session will be most meaningful

Submissions will be accepted until May 10, 2019. STAT will notify you in June to let you know whether your proposal has been accepted.

If you have any questions about this process, please contact STAT at stat@statweb.org. We can’t wait to read your proposal!

Speaker Policies

  • All presenters (including co-presenters) are required to register for or exhibit at the conference.
  • All proposals must be noncommercial. This means attendees can use the information provided without the purchase of any materials or products (including Teachers Pay Teachers). Although it is acceptable to note the source of supporting materials, the presentation cannot be a sales pitch or a product showcase.
  • Any presenter session may be featured in event marketing (i.e., social media posts, videos, and other promotional items). STAT staff may contact you for further marketing information.


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