Welcome to the NE-ASTE Regional Section!

(*Original photo by Jordan Finnerty on Unsplash)

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The Northeast ASTE regional section aims to improve the education of science teachers in the states of CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT.

Interested in joining the NE-ASTE regional group or know someone who is? Add yourself to the email list and share with others!

To do so, send a quick message to NortheastASTE@gmail.com with your name and contact info. We look forward to hearing from you!

Annual 2024 NE-ASTE Conference Call for Proposals!

In Person Conference, September 26 – 27, 2024

The time has come to submit proposals for this year’s in-person conference, which will be held on September 26-27, 2024, at SUNY New Paltz! Please consider submitting your latest and greatest innovations – all topics and perspectives are welcome!

To submit a proposal for the upcoming regional conference this year, please click the following link or copy/paste the following into your browser: https://forms.gle/yDmwtSyYrMQ5BP6d9


Are you a graduate student (or do you know a graduate student) who is looking to share their work with a friendly audience? 

We are currently looking for graduate student presenters for the Fall 2024 NE-ASTE Virtual Seminar Series. This is a platform that values your work and aims to create a welcoming environment for all. While the date is TBD, we aim for late October and would love to hear from you!

If you’re interested (or know someone who is), please contact Jeff Radloff at jeffrey.radloff@cortland.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!


Are you a teacher educator who is doing innovative things in your classes? Innovations in Science Teacher Education (ISTE) is the official ASTE journal for teacher educators to share their work!

It’s online, peer-reviewed, and most importantly, we are looking for articles! If you have any innovative classroom curriculum and strategies, please consider submitting this work to ISTE!¬†

It runs quarterly, meaning there are still issues in July and October of this year, and then again in January of 2025.

Please visit the website, take a look around, and submit your work here!


The Northeast Region has been one of the most active regions since the parent ASTE organization has its roots in NYC dating back to the 1920s. We enjoy a robust conference each year that has been held in MA, upstate NY, VT and the NYC metro area. Our region encourages in-service teachers and graduate students to attend our conference and present their work. During each conference since 2014, travel scholarships to the international conference are awarded to graduate students who present exemplary work at this regional conference. We are thankful to our longstanding members and invite new members to become part of our community. Hope to see you in at our next meeting!

Executive Team

Dominick Fantacone, SUNY Cortland

Latanya Brandon, SUNY New Paltz

Karen Woodruff, Kean University

Jeffrey Radloff, SUNY Cortland

Interested in joining the leadership team? Please contact us!

NE-ASTE 2023 Conference Program

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