These questions addressed various topics such as how to attract good teachers to the field, teacher training, curriculum issues, standards, industry workforce needs, and the NJAS role.
* How the NJAS can more effectively contribute to science education.
The principal findings of the NJAS conference are related to the following three areas: core curriculum, change, and communication/coordination.
The purpose of the NJAS is to stimulate science education and research statewide.
A general consensus of the conference participants is that the NJAS is well positioned to serve the scientific community in New Jersey and should play a more active role in improving the state's scientific infrastructure.