Mission

The Rio Grande Valley Science Association of Texas is dedicated  in promoting science literacy and creating awareness towards the improvement of public understanding of science throughout the Rio Grande Valley and Texas.  By fostering an environment where teachers can receive the science foundation needed to help support and expand student knowledge, the Rio Grande Valley Science Association is committed in creating the science leaders of tomorrow.


Congrats to RGVSA Board Member Tim Sears!



Tim Sears received the 2017-2018 UTRGV College of Sciences Faculty Excellence Award in Service. The award is one of five different faculty excellence awards given annually to recognize exceptional efforts of faculty members from the College. The award criteria included demonstrated leadership and service contributions to the department, college, university, community, and profession recognized at local, regional, national, and international levels during the past five years. Tim was selected by a college awards committee through a competitive process that required a peer nomination and internal and external letters of endorsement detailing the impact of his service activities. 

Each award winner was honored at the UTRGV College of Sciences Annual Research Conference on April 13, 2018. Pictured from left to right are: Dr. Mohammed Farooqui, Interim Dean for the College of Sciences; Tim Sears, faculty member in the UTeach RGV Program at UTRGV; and Dr. Parwinder Grewal, Executive Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies, and New Program Development.



Three PSJA ISD science educators selected by NASA to watch Solar Eclipse.

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Janie Leal, middle school science teacher at Austin Middle school,  Susana Ramirez, PSJA Elementary Science Coordinator and Celena Miller, science lab teacher at Cesar Chavez Elementary, are all RGVSA board members.
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RGVSA Upcoming Events



These Raspberry Pi trainings seem to be a hit.  Here's our next Raspberry Pi session  : https://goo.gl/cR6yvm
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