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    • February 13, 2022
    • February 15, 2022
    • Marriott East - Indianapolis, Indiana
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    The Golden Age of Science Education 

    50th Anniversary - HASTI State Conference

    February 13 - 15, 2022

                               Conference Chair:  Kristen Poindexter

    Submit a program/workshop proposal for the 2022 HASTI Annual Conference, February , 2022 at the Marriott - Indianapolis East  Conference Center.  The theme of the conference is: The Golden Age of Science Education.

    This year's strands include:

    Strands: 

    1. Culturally responsive teaching: Being responsive to the needs of all learners

    2. Connected to the “core” learning experiences: Connecting learning experiences to the NGSS Core Ideas

    3. Grounding Practice in Research: What does research tell us about our current practices?

    4. Applying knowledge in context: Taking what we know and applying it other places

    5. Sense Making & Argumentation: Using argumentation in our practice to help students develop sense making




    New guidelines have been established for session proposals.  Read carefully the descriptions provided to determine what category to submit proposals.  Each presenter is limited to submitting a maximum of two  proposals.  


    Active and Retired Teachers/Educators:

    Active and Retired teachers/educators (and co-presenters) are invited to submit up to a maximum of two (2) proposals for consideration.  Proposals should focus on the presenter's individual work and not offer any endorsements to specific products or services available on the market.


    Nonprofit Organizations or Government Agencies:

    Nonprofit Organizations and Government Agencies are invited to submit up to a maximum of two (2) proposals for consideration. Proposals should focus on resources that are freely available and do not have any fee attached for participants to be able to fully utilize said resources.

    Presentations focused on offering product(s) for sale, paid training or professional learning opportunities, supplements, or additional resources for a fee will need to be submitted as an Exhibitor Workshop.

    Commercial Organizations

    Commercial Organizations are invited to present via the Exhibitor Workshop option. To be eligible, companies must have an exhibit booth for the respective conference. Exhibitor workshops are guaranteed to be scheduled provided they meet acceptable standards of taste and NSTA Safety Guidelines.  Commercial Organizations need to register as an Exhibitor.  

    Science Consultants

    Science Consultants are invited to submit up to a maximum of two (2) proposals for consideration. Proposals should focus on the presenter's individual work and not promote use of consultant’s service or any fee-based materials.



    Deadline for submission is:  October 1, 2021.  Any proposal submitted after October 1 will be placed on a wait list.

    This year's program manager is Dawn Bick.  (Programmanager@hasti.org)

    • February 13, 2022
    • February 15, 2022
    • Marriott East - Indianapolis
    Register




    HASTI 2022 Conference Exhibit Registration

    The 50th Annual HASTI Conference, The Golden Age of Science Educationwill be held February 13- 15, 2022 at the Mariott East, Indianapolis. The HASTI Conference provides you an opportunity to highlight your newest products and advertise your company name to over 500 Indiana science teachers, administrators, aspiring science educators, and anyone with an interest in improving science education in Indiana. We hope you will be able to join us!

    Booth Information:

    Exhibit booths are available on a first come, first served basis.
    Each space* includes:

    • One 6’ table
    • Two chairs
    • Four staff registrations
    • One 45-minute presentation slot.  Program proposals must be submitted separately and are subject to approval by the Conference Planning Committee.  Any additional presentation will have a $25 fee.The sale of products is prohibited during sessions.  Visit the following link to submit your presentation for the conference:   https://hasti.wildapricot.org/event-4320336

    * NOTE:  There will be no pipe and drape this year.  You will be provided with a 6' table and chairs.  You can bring your own table cloth and have a backdrop that fits behind your table.  If you select two tables you can arrange your tables in the space provided to meet your needs.  

    Booth Location:

    Refer to Exhibits Floor Plan when completing your booth registration.  You will make three preferences for your location.  HASTI will make every attempt to accommodate your request. 

    2022 Exhibits Floor Plan

    Booth Pricing:

    • One (1) Booth Space - $300  
    • Two (2) Booth Spaces - $500

    Table Information (Not-for-Profit): 

    • One 6’ table
    • Two chairs
    • Four staff registrations
    • One 45-minute presentation slot.  Program proposals must be submitted separately and are subject to approval by the Conference Planning Committee.  Any additional presentation will have a $25 fee. The sale of products is prohibited during sessions.

    Table Location:

    Refer to Exhibits Floor Plan when completing your table registration.  You will make three preferences for your location.  HASTI will make every attempt to accommodate your request. 

    2022 Exhibits Floor Plan

    Table Pricing (Not-for-Profit):

    • One table -  $150

    Payments:

    Payments for booth/table rentals can be made by check or credit card. Credit card payments will be processed through Wild Apricot using Authorize.net. All checks should be made payable to HASTI and sent to:

    HASTI

    PO Box 383

    New Albany, IN  47151

    Cancellation Deadlines and Fees:

    Administrative Fees will be applied for cancellations prior to January 28, 2022.  Fee schedule is below:

                (1) Booth Space - $150

                (2) Booth Spaces - $275

                (1) Table Space - $100

    After January 28, 2022 exhibitors are responsible for full booth cost.

    Exhibit Hours: 

    • Exhibit Set-Up – Sunday, February 13, 2022 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
    • Exhibit Hours
      • Monday, February 14, 2022 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)
      • Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (9:00 am – 2:30 pm)

    Services:

    Booth/table rentals are contracted through HASTI.  The Mariott East offers electrical services as well as other special needs.   Additional information will be sent once registration is completed.

    Service Package - Mariott East



    Staff Badges:

    Each exhibiting firm will be entitled to register four (4) representatives without charge.  Exhibitors will be billed $50 for each additional representative.  Staff badges are intended for exhibitors only.

    Rules & Regulations:

    1.  Exhibit management will provide security personnel during the hours the exhibit area is closed. However, the exhibitor is solely responsible for his own exhibit material and should insure his exhibit against loss or damage.

    2.  Exhibit booths must be staffed during exhibit hours. Each exhibitor must wear an official exhibitor’s identification badge provided by HASTI.

    3.  HASTI reserves the right to make modifications to the exhibit hours as may be necessary to meet program needs.

    4.  The exhibitor agrees not to dismantle or pack his/her display before the close of the exhibit and subsequent designated tear down time.

    5.  Any exhibitor selling merchandise agrees to abide by all state & local tax regulations, and, if necessary, for collecting and submitting payment of sales tax to the appropriate legal authority.

    6.  Exhibitors, or their agents, shall not injure or deface the walls or floors of the buildings, booths, or the equipment of the booths. When such damage appears, the exhibitor is liable to the owner of the property so damaged.

    7.  Helium balloons are not allowed.

    8.  Any exhibitor wishing to offer food or beverage in their booth must make all arrangements through Mariott East.  Contact Kady Lane, Exhibits Manager for more information.  Contact her at:  ExhibitsManager@hasti.org

    Advertising

    All exhibitors will be highlighted in the online mobile app.  This app includes access to the conference program, networking,  and the attendees of the conference.  The app is capable of sending out messages to the attendees for special events during the conference.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    This year is a special celebration for HASTI - 50th Annual State Conference.   There are many opportunities to be a sponsor.  Contact Kady Lane (Exhibitorsmanager@hasti.org) or Carolyn Hayes (Executivedirector@hasti.org) if you are interested in any of the following sponsorship opportunities.

    Sunday Evening 50th Celebration Gala & Awards Ceremony

    Tuesday Evening - HASTI Olympics

    Attendee Lanyards

    Attendee Conference Bags

    Afternoon Snacks (i.e. popcorn, chips, drinks)

    Coffee 

    Sponsor a break-out session room







    • February 13, 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Marriott East - Indianapolis
    Register

    HASTI Awards


    Use this registration form to submit the names of nominees for the following awards.

    ____ Cheryl Cowan Memorial Award for Innovative Elementary Science Teaching

    ____ Charlotte M. Boener Memorial Award for Innovative Middle School Science Teaching

    ____ Clyde Motts Memorial Award for Innovative High School Science Teaching

    ____ Innovative College Science Teaching Award

    ___ Gene Stratton Porter Environmental Educator Award

    ____ Edward Frazier Distinguished Service Award

    After submitting the online form be sure to check each award on the HASTI website for specific information that needs to be sent to:  Awardsmanager@hasti.org

    Deadline for submission is:  November 5, 2021

CONTACT US

"The Hoosier Association of Science Teachers , Inc" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

P.O. Box 383, New Albany, IN  47151

Email:  Executivedirector@hasti.org   


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