Friday, July 08, 2005


NSTA President to Speak at Ft. Hays State on Nature of Science

Anne Tweed, NSTA Retiring-President 2005-2006, will address a teacher workshop on The Nature of Science on Tuesday, July 19th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in Tomanek Hall at Fort Hays State University, Hays Kansas. Her talk wil be open to the general public.

Anne Tweed is a Senior Science Consultant with the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) in Aurora, Colorado, was the 2004-2005 President of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). She began her one-year term of office on June 1, 2004.

A veteran high school science educator, Tweed has taught many subjects, including environmental science, biology, marine science, and advanced placement. She has spent the majority of her 30-year teaching career with the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado, where she taught for 13 years at Smoky Hill High School and for 14 years at Eaglecrest High School.

Tweed was a 1997 Finalist for the state of Colorado in the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching program. She was named the Outstanding Biology Teacher in 1992 by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and the Distinguished High School Science Teacher for Colorado by the Colorado Association of Science Teachers (CAST).


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