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The Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI) was created in 1969 as a state affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). HASTI's first conference was held in 1971, and has been convened each year since.

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HASTI Mission:  The purpose of HASTI is the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement, and coordination of science education in all fields of science at all educational levels.

HASTI is governed by its By-Laws, proposed by the Board of Directors and approved by a vote of its members

Current Board of Directors

District 1 - Matt Benus
District 2 - Tracy Strieder
District 3 - Steve Park
District 4 - Shireen Desouza
District 5 - Dawn Bick
District 6 - Open
District 7 - Kim Terry
District 8 - Katherine Lane
District 9 - John Harkness
at-Large I - David Butler
at-Large II - James Hollenbeck
Elementary - Kristen Poindexter
Middle School - Open
High School - Lori White
College - Robert Yost
NSTA District X - Danae Wirth

Executive Board
President -  Danae Wirth
Vice President - Shannon Hudson
Secretary - Jane Hunn
Treasurer - Greg McCurdy
Past President - Frank Drumwright
Executive Director - Carolyn Hayes

Affiliate Organization Representatives

AAPT - Craig Williams
IACT -  open
IABT - Kim Terry
SEFI - Robert Yost
I-STEM - Jennifer Hicks


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

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 383, New Albany, IN  47151


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