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Membership in New Mexico Academy of Science

Sponsoring Organization: 
New Mexico Academy of Science
Description: 

Advocate and Resource for Science and Science Education

The New Mexico Academy of Science is a professional organization open to any person interested in Science or Science Education in New Mexico. The mission of the New Mexico Academy of Science is to serve the state of New Mexico and its communities by publishing science and science education materials, giving recognition for contributions to science and science education, fostering scientific cooperation, raising public awareness of the importance of science and science education, and providing advice on matters related to science and science education.

The NMAS annual programs include: 1) a general meeting with a variety of events often including a distinguished keynote speaker, concurrent sessions, panels, posters, and competitions; 2) a teacher award program for Science Teachers in grades 6-12 who excel helping their students succeed; 3) a Junior Academy written paper competition held in conjunction with regional and state Science Fairs for students grades 6-12; 4) a lecture series which hosts expert speakers on topics of social, economic, and political interest in all science fields; and 5) sponsorship of the National Science Youth Camp for high school seniors.

NMAS gives a voice to science professionals, university professors, graduate students, science teachers and students in all grades. It provides professional input to state and local government entities including the NM Public Education Department.

Submission Type : 
Program
Organization
Other STEM Resource
Eligibility Requirements: 
The New Mexico Academy of Science is a professional organization open to any person interested in Science or Science Education in New Mexico.
Event Season: 
Year Round
Event Date: 
05/05/15
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Dr. Shannalyn Kemme
Albuquerque
87104
Phone: 
505-284-4639
Email: 
sakemme [at] sandia.gov
University or College Affiliation: 
None
Is your program statewide?: 
Yes
State Area Options: 
Northwest Region
North Central Region
Northeast Region
Central Region
Southwest Region
Southeast Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
General - Science: 
Biology
Chemistry
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Environmental Sciences and Management
Physics and Astronomy
Organizational Type: 
National Non-profits
Professional Societies
State-focused organization
Organizational Focus: 
Education
Policy/Advocacy
R&D
STEM
Resources: 
Awards
Competitions/contests
Conferences
In-school programs
Out-of-school time programs
Publications
Research
STEM Jobs/Career (Planning)
Subject Area: 
General - Science
General - Technology
General - Engineering
General - Math
General - STEM Education and Policy
Target Audience: 
K-12th Grade Teachers
Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students
Females
Underrepresented Minorities in General
Community