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NSTA in collaboration with CSTA - Optional 1Unit of Credit – Provided by CSULB

Conference attendees at the 2014 NSTA Regional Conference in collaboration with CSTA are able to earn 1-unit of upper division credit through CSULB. The cost for the unit of credit is $125. Registration materials, and course assignments must be submitted to Lisa Martin-Hansen at CSULB by January 20th, 2015. The course will appear on your transcript as SCED490A, Special Topics. Grades will be available at the end of February..

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

2014 Long Beach Area Conference in collaboration with CSTA

California State University, Long Beach Upper Division Credit Option -

California State University, Long Beach is pleased to offer one (1) upper division unit of credit to conference attendees who complete the following requirements:

  • Must be an officially registered conference attendee
  • Must attend conference sessions totaling at least twelve documented hours*.
  • A description for each session attended (~100 words) plus a detailed description of how you will use what you learned in your teaching from two different sessions (~500 words).
  • California State University, Long Beach registration form (see registration above) with payment of $125.00 (payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or check payable to CSULB-UCES).
  • NSTA Conference transcript (available at no charge from the NSTA web site). Three weeks after the last day of the conference, you can view your transcript at the NSTA Learning Center ( by clicking on “My PD Record and Certificates.” Visit for complete information on the transcript process.

*Each conference attendee has the option to attend a variety of presentations.  Included in the conference materials for attendees is a packet of session evaluation forms.  At the conclusion of each presentation, attendees complete the evaluation form and deposit it in an evaluation box located in the meeting facility.  Attendees must enter their conference badge number accurately on the evaluation form to have their attendance at the session documented.  Approximately five weeks after the last day of the conference, attendees are able to access their conference transcript which documents their session attendance by visiting the NSTA web site:


Lisa Martin-Hansen
CSULB, Science Education - HSCI 205
1250 N Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach CA 90840-9504

Phone: 562 985-4801
Fax: 562 985-7164