Virginia Association of Science Teachers


Why Join VAST?

Formed in 1952, VAST has focused on promoting excellence in science teaching and learning in Virginia. As times continue to change, VAST continues to change. VAST stands behind you in all that you do for the students in Virginia and membership in VAST is your tool to provide you access to resources, discounted conference rates, and connection with other science teachers in Virginia.

By joining VAST, you become part of an exciting comprehensive professional organization, dedicated to the support and advancement of science education for all Virginians.

As a member, you will receive:

  • All member benefits as outlined in the Bylaws
  • Members-only features on the website such as PD presentations and instructional materials
  • Access to all issues of the Journal of Virginia Science Education and to the Virginia Enrichment Repository for Science Educators (VERSE)
  • Timely updates through E-blasts
  • Discounts on the annual PDI and store items
Membership supports:
  • Five newsletters a year
  • Award and grant opportunities

As a member, you will support the endeavors of VAST to include:

*teacher grants for innovative ideas

*recognition of outstanding teachers and leaders

Please consider joining our association and become a valued member of the community through advocacy and excellence.

To join VAST or check on your membership status...

To sign up online, you will use our online membership database system. Our membership system puts you in control of your membership! You can update your information whenever it changes. The VAST membership database allows you to pay via a secure link using a credit card.

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