Professional Organizations

Involvement in a professional organization in your field offers many benefits to you as an educator. Here are some organizations you may be interested in investigating.

Science Professional Organizations:

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association of Physics Teachers

Mississippi Association of Middle Level Education

Mississippi Science Teacher’s Association

National Association of Biology Teachers

National Science Teacher’s Association

National Earth Science Teachers Association

National Middle Level of Science Teachers Association

Mary Wroten
Science Specialist

Science Listserv

The monthly newsletter, Mississippi Science Spots, provides science news and information about opportunities for teachers and students. To receive Mississippi Science Spots by email each month, please join the Science Listserv. Send a request to

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