General Conference Information

The KSTA annual conference will be held at the University of Louisville ShelbyHurst Campus November 3-4, and will offer more than 40 sessions, 24+ exhibitors, door prizes, and Blooms, Bites and Beverages - a reception for conference attendees at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided on Friday. Join us in Louisville, KY.

KSTA is the largest science education organization for P-20 educators in Kentucky and is the perfect opportunity for professional networking. Don't miss one of the premier science education conferences and a must-attend event for any Kentucky science educator seeking to stay on top of the latest trends and cutting-edge resources. 

Special Guests

November 3

Keynote address by Dr. Paula Grisanti, founding member of the National Stem Cell Foundation 
Philip Bell, editor of the STEM Teaching Tools collection

Registration Fees

KSTA Members: $125 Early Bird through 9/30
($150 after)

Current Members: you will be directed to log into your profile to register.

Non-Members: $175

Non-Members: you can attend the conference for $175, or join KSTA with a 1-year membership for $25 and attend the conference at the early bird member rate - that's less than the non-member registration cost!

Saturday Only: $100

Students: $75 full conference
$45 Fri. only / $30 Sat. only

Pre-service undergraduate/MAT teaching students

Full conference registration includes a free 1-year KSTA membership!

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Onsite registration will be accepted

What to Expect

  • Concurrent sessions for all grade levels as well as an exhibit hall with educational services and resources. 
  • Special Guests including authors and science experts.

Attendees will receive PD credit for participation. Please check with your administration to ensure they will allow this conference as hours toward your PD requirements.

Make the Case to Attend

Download this resource to share with your administrators to make your case why they should support your attendance at this conference!

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing by October 27, 2023. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made after this date regardless of registration date or for no-shows. Refunds will be issued within 45 days after the conference, and a $15 processing fee will be deducted. Substitutions in writing from the same district/school/organization will be accepted without penalty through November 2, 2023. Send requests to

For questions regarding registration and payment, please contact:
Jessica Eaton

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