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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
  • Must submit the following documents to California State University, Long Beach to arrive no later than

January 20, 2015:

  • California State University, Long Beach registration form (on the website) 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)*
  • 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). Download written assignment template.

Mail, fax (562-985-7164) or scan the documents to:

Lisa Martin-Hansen

California State University, Long Beach

Science Education Department – HSCI 205

1250 Bellflower Blvd.

Long Beach CA 90840

Materials are due to CSULB by January 20, 2015. Grades will be posted in February. Instructions and information about accessing grades and ordering transcripts will be forwarded to each participant via e-mail.  The grading will be traditional letter grading.

Any questions regarding CSULB graduate credit please e-mail Lisa Martin-Hansen at: or 562-985-4801.

* Three weeks after the last day of the conference, you can retrieve your transcript at the NSTA Learning Center ( by clicking on “My PD Record and Certificates.” Visit for complete information on the transcript process.