2023 FAST Conference

located in Tampa, FL

October 19-21, 2023


Please read below!

The Main Conference Registration page is separate from the Social Events and Workshop page. You must register for Social Events and Workshops in a separate registration page (see Register for the Conference, Workshops and Social Events below)

Scroll below for hotel reservations. 

Continue to access our website for the latest updates!


Conference Admission Prices!

Early Bird Registration is opened until October 7, 2022

Self Parking at the World Golf Village Renaissance is free for all day attendees.

Free parking for overnight guests if booked through our website!

General Conference  (presenters DO NOT use, see below)    

              Early Bird        $75  (ends October 6, 2022)

              Regular         $110  (After October 7, 2022) 

Life members               

             Early Bird        $40  (ends October 7, 2022)

             Regular           $55  (After October 7, 2022) 

This is for life members ONLY. If you would like to become a life member, click on the JOIN US button on the homepage or it is also available from our Main Menu on our website. 


Presenter     $75

This registration button is for PRESENTER and CO-PRESENTER registration ONLY 

NOTICE: registering and paying by September 20, 2022 will confirm an approved presenter's slot. 

Register for the Conference, Workshops and Social Events Here

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Our hotel block is full and the hotel is sold out except for the more expensive rooms. However, you can be placed on a wait list by emailing   b_rapoza@yahoo.com (b underscore rapoza).

Please provide your name and dates of the reservation. There are no rooms for Tuesday October 25th. We suggest that you secure a room at another hotel with a full refund policy. There are several within 6 miles that are under $100. We have free daytime parking at the conference hotel. Thank you!

reserve your hotel room at a discounted rate ($134 for one king or two doubles) by clicking the link below. The discounted rate is valid for reservations made before 5:00 pm, October 7, 2022, or until room block is full. Dates will appear on the site showing the length of the discounted rate. Just click on those dates to put in your days for your reservation stay. You MUST use this link if you want the free overnight parking. DO NOT call the hotel to make a reservation! You can call the hotel a few days after you get a confirmation and specify whether you want a king or two double beds. 

The Hotel is the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort.

Self parking is FREE! Overnight parking is FREE if your room is reserved using our link. There is no resort FEE! 

A map with the hotel location is provided below. 

Embassy Suites By Hilton Tampa

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Vendor Information for our Conference

For Vendor information pertaining to the Exhibit Hall at our Conference,

please contact

 Sharon Cutler: cutlersharon@mac.com

VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM <--Click here if you would like to represent your company at our 2022 FAST Conference in St. Augustine

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Schedule at a Glance/Agenda for the Conference

Program Book for 2022 Conference

Social Events and Workshops available at the Conference

Social Events

 Meet and Greet! 

     Sponsored by FPL

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM


Even though the cost is free to everyone, you MUST REGISTER by October 7, 2022 to ATTEND! Your registration allows us to order enough food and drink so all attendees will have a great time! You must be registered for the conference to attend. 

Location: Hotel Pool

Come as you are and enjoy snacks, beverages, and the company of your colleagues.

 Speaker Luncheon  (SOLD OUT)

Date: Friday, October 28, 2022

Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch included (some dietary restrictions may be accommodated)

Cost- $15.00 (discounted rate of $7.50 for Life members/Past Presidents, ALL must preregister by October 7th, 2022)

Location: St. Augustine B in the Convention Center

Open to all attendees (must pre-register by October 7th, 2022)

Enjoy a buffet lunch that includes grilled chicken, pasta, salad and dessert while listening to Page Keeley, an internationally known leader in science education! Her books help provide teachers with formative assessment resources and help them understand how students think about science concepts. She is a past president of NSTA and has received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Secondary Science teaching.

Past Presidents, the Outstanding Teacher Recipients and the PAEMST nominees will be recognized.

maximum: 60


Thursday, October 27, 2022

Workshop #1 (SOLD OUT)