The National Association of Academies of Science (NAAS)

The National Association of Academies of Science (NAAS) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the scientific and science education goals of its state, regional and municipal academies of science. The NAAS consists of 47 state, regional, and community academies of science, which are organized to encourage scientific inquiry and research experiences. One of the most important functions of the NAAS is sponsorship of the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS).

Upcoming Events


Meet the Scientists Virtual Mentoring event Feb 16

Invitation to the 2023 Annual American Junior Academy of Science...

2023 AJAS Annual Meeting

Registration will start in early December 2022. Our 2023 NAAS/AJAS Annual Meetin...

Breakfast with Scientists - Invitation for Professional Scientists

Calling Professional Scientists
Invitation to the 2023 AJAS Breakfast wit...

Current Newsletter

NAAS Summer 2022 Newsletter

Read the latest news and updates from the NAAS President, AJAS Director, and member academies in our...

Recent News

NAAS Completes our Strategic Plan

We have completed a Strategic Plan! Thank you to all our our Affiliated Academies who shared your in...

Affiliated Academies

15th Annual Washington State Academy of Science Symposium

Join us for the 15th Annual WSAS Symposium: Mitigation of Pandemic Impacts on Children