Illinois Science Teaching Association
The Path Forward
October 11, 2021
Illinois Institute of Technology
Rice Campus - Wheaton, Illinois
The largest state associations representing science educators across Illinois is offering a dynamic conference to promote quality instruction within and across disciplines. Attendees will be in-person and virtual.
We invite science and general education vendors and supporters to work with us to share innovative professional development, instructional materials and supplies and related opportunities aimed at excellence in teaching around our conference theme to Expand the Path Forward for Students, Teachers and Communities.
Exhibit setup is 6:30 am to 9:00 am, Monday, October 11th.
Exhibits will be open Monday from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm.
To encourage your attendance, fees have been reduced from prior years due to attendance uncertainties in these unusual time
Commercial and Non-Commercial Exhibit fees include:
2 representative registrations including Friday continental breakfast and luncheon
An ISTA non-voting membership
For each 2x6 table we include: 2 chairs, wi-fi, table covering, signage and electric if requested
The first representative's registration is included within exhibitor registration. Please register up to one (1) additional guest (guest 1) for FREE for commercial and non-commercial exhibitors. Two (2) additional guests may register for FREE for those choosing either the SPONSOR, PATRON, or FRIEND of SCIENCE EDUCATION sponsorships within the same exhibitor registration.
Any additional guests over the allowed amount will be removed.
Additional representatives or attendees over the allowed amount may register through the participant/attendee registration process.
All exhibitors and supporters are asked to provide raffle items. When requested, donors who provide materials or services with a retail value of $200 or more will be provided a 30 second announcement or commercial during the Friday afternoon raffle in the exhibit hall.
Raffle donors are recognized in the conference packet. Deadline Oct. 1, 2021
Additional ISTA services
Following receipt of your online registration and payment, ISTA will provide an exhibit preferences request, hotel information, exhibit setup information, etc. We request names of your representatives using the online registration for name tags, which must be worn to enter the conference. ISTA communication will be through your company contact person from the exhibitor registration process unless you provide other information.
All registrations must be paid by the last week in September or your space will be assigned to another vendor. Cancellations after October 1st will result in a cancellation fee of one-half the registration fee.
There are numerous hotels within 2-5 miles of the conference site. Search the Wheaton or Naperville areas for list including a range of prices and amenities.
Address Conference Exhibit Questions and Questions related to Workshop Proposals to:
Ken Weter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Address Questions related to the Registration Process or Fiscal Arrangements to:
Bob Wolffe <email@example.com>