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The Virginia Science Education Leadership Association is an organization dedicated to ensuring an excellent science education for all Virginia students.  Our membership consists of state and division level science leaders, higher education faculty, and leaders within the informal science education community.  

Spring VSELA Conference

   April 17, 2024 - Preconference,  April 18 - April 19, 2024 - Conference

   Richmond Marriott Short Pump - 4240 Dominion Blvd.  Glen Allen, VA 

             Spring 2024 VSELA Conference Agenda

                                                 Spring Conference Resources

Spring 2024 Election of Officers 

                                              Tammy Stone                                           

Tammy Stone is the K-12 Science and Challenge Instructional Supervisor for Rockingham County Public Schools. Tammy graduated from Bridgewater College with a degree in Chemistry and Math. Later she earned her MS in Life Science with a concentration in Chemistry at the University of Maryland at College Park. Tammy has taught at JMU part-time since 2007 and has 24 years of experience in public education. Tammy has two amazing daughters and a wonderfully, patient husband. Tammy is passionate about Place Based Education, environmental literacy, and environmental sustainability. She has been a mentor teacher for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Tammy, as president, serves on the board of directors of the Shenandoah Valley Pure Water Forum, an environmental organization that brings together businesses, non-profits, universities, and public schools to address water quality issues of the Shenandoah River. Aside from environmental education, she believes that STEM education is vital and values authentic, integrated learning experiences for all students K-12. Furthermore, her goal is to empower and champion the amazing teachers she works with to provide these experiences to their students. Tammy is also co-chair for the NSTA Rural Science Board and serves on the Shenandoah Valley Science Fair Committee. Tammy is a member of NSTA, VAST, VMSC, VSCAL, VAEE, VDOE EE board, ITEEA, and she has been a VSELA member since 2013.

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 Dat Le

Dat Le is the Science Supervisor for Arlington Public Schools. In this position, he is responsible for the

management and coordination of the K-12 science program. Dat previously taught middle and high

school science, including biology and environmental science. As VSELA’s Treasurer, Dat has successfully

acquired VSELA’s 501c3 nonprofit status, as well as writing and receiving grants from organizations such

as the Library of Congress. This year, Dat wrote and received a grant through Dominion Energy on behalf

of VSELA to support programming and professional learning. Collaborating with the Executive

Committee members, Dat would like to continue to develop partnerships with businesses and

organizations to advance the work of VSELA.

Thank you to our sponsors!  





Textbook Adoption Materials

Click here to access materials, contacts and presentations for the VaDOE approved science textbook and instructional materials adoption. 

Virginia Science Education Leadership Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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