Virginia Association of Science Teachers


Do you have questions about what is new in science education in your region? Contact your Regional Director for information. If you are involved in a project or activity you would like to share with other science educators, let you Regional Director know. Ask and share information on conferences, grants, in-services, resources, special events, Building a Presence for Science, curriculum, field trip ideas, professional concerns, and communities.

Regional Information

  • Region 1

VAST Regional Director: Carolyn Elliott  region1@vast.org

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  • Region 2

VAST Regional Director: Tonya Bates tonya.bates@cpschools.com

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education)

  • Region 3

VAST Regional Director: Margaret Greene mggjmu@gmail.com

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education)

  • Region 4

VAST Regional Directors: Paula Irwin irwinpc@pwcs.edu, LoriAnn Pawlik pawlikla@pwcs.edu

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education) 

  • Region 5

VAST Regional Director: Robbie Higdon   higdonrl@jmu.edu

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education) 

  • Region 6

VAST Regional Directors: Jill Collins Jill.collins@pcs.k12.va.us, Tom Fitzpatrick tfitzpatrick@rcps.info

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education) 

  • Region 7

VAST Regional Director, Donna Rowlett donna.rowlett@scottschools.com

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education) 

  • Region 8

VAST Regional Director, Dr. Ben Campbell campbellbk@longwood.edu

School divisions and contact information (Virginia Department of Education)


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