Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas (ACT2)

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Upcoming Events:

June 13 3:30 pm - June 16 12:00 pm

Texas A&M - San Antonio

A professional development for secondary science

teachers focused on chemistry topics and ideas.

Click here for the REGISTRATION FORM!


Regular registration (through May 8)

  • $400 (shared room)

  • $450 (single room)

Late registration (after 8 May)

  • $450 (shared room)

  • $500 (single room)

If you are the primary presenter of a session, you receive a $25 discount off the above fees.

Scholarships may be available.

If paying by PayPal, cost will be higher due to fees from PayPal.

Registration cost includes:

  • sessions

  • housing in the dorms (assuming you select that option at registration)

  • meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

  • conference t-shirt

  • Banquet

  • 2 year membership in ACT2


More information and forms can be found on the Biennial website

June 13 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

A professional development designed for 5th to 8th grade science teachers, focused on chemistry topics found in the current and upcoming TEKS.

Cost: $25

  • includes lunch and 1 year membership to ACT2


Chemistry in the Middle Schedule

*schedule subject to change

8:00 - 8:30 am

Registration for 5-8 Strand

8:30 - 11:00 am

You Be The Chemist: Integrated STEM and The 5-E Lesson Model; Chemical Education Foundation, Ferleshare Starks

11:15 - 12:00 am

Safety & new TEA Science Facility Standards, Sandra West

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch, Q&A, and Networking

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm (BONUS SESSION)

Smorgasbord Labs in Middle School--Chemistry Style! What are they and why do I need them?, Tina Green and Robyn Ford

Click here for the Registration Form!

If paying by PayPal, cost will be higher due to fees from PayPal.

Logo Contest

It is the 40th anniversary of ACT2 and we want your help to update our logo!

We want the ACT2 logo to:

· Inspire our passion for chemistry

· Demonstrate the importance of collaboration

· Incorporate the ACT2 acronym

The winner of the contest will receive their choice of $100 off registration to the ACT₂ biennial or a $50 Amazon gift card. You are welcome to create a contest within your classes or school, but can only submit one design per teacher who is an ACT₂ active member.

Design requirements:

  • Color image

  • .png or .jpg image file

  • Less than 10 MB for file size

Deadline: 15 April 2022

The submitted designs will go out for voting by the membership the week of April 3rd.

Submission Form