2021 High School Research Teachers Conference Interest Form

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Please complete this form if you would like to be notified when the lottery opens for the 2021 High School Research Teachers Conference.  The lottery will open in late spring 2021.


The annual High School Research Teachers Conference, a program of Society for Science & the Public, will take place in the fall of of 2021 virtually and/or in Washington, DC.  Two hundred high school teachers will be selected via lottery to attend in-person or for special virtual programming - one third each of veteran, intermediate, and novice research teachers.  Travel, lodging, and meals will be covered for in-person attendees. If the conference takes place virtually, any teacher may attend, with special events and giveaways for the two hundred selected teachers.  Please complete the following information to sign up to be notified when the lottery opens.

  • Must be a teacher employed full-time by a high school.  (Middle school teachers, please see our Middle School Research Teachers Conference
  • Selection for the 200 lottery teachers is limited to teachers in the United States and its territories, however international teachers may attend any online aspects.
  • Must teach a STEM course or STEM research to students in at least one grade between 9th and 12th.
  • Preference for lottery selection will be given to schools who have not attended in the past, but all interested high school teachers are highly encouraged to sign up, in order to be eligible for yearly opportunities with the Society.

If you have additional questions, please email teachers@societyforscience.org.