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Quality STEM education prepares all students to graduate with flexible and adaptable competence in mathematics, science, and technology, with the ability to design and communicate solutions to problems with confidence, ingenuity, and thoughtfulness.
The Scaling STEM conference is an opportunity for anyone interested in education to learn from experts from across the state and nation, and with other educators, to advance Strategies That Engage Minds™. The 2014 conference will focus on supporting participants in designing for the future of learning. Drawing on the intersection of future forecasts for education and the North Carolina STEM Attributes, sessions will highlight promising practices, tools and resources for the following:
- Applied Learning, Integrated Content and Authentic, Competency-based Assessment
- Meaningful Use of Technology
- Purposeful Partnerships with Industry, Community & Higher Education
Note that 1.0 CEU will be given for attending the two-day conference.
Registration for the 2014 Scaling STEM Conference is now open. The rates are $245 per person, or $800 for a team of up to four people. The deadline to register is February 10, 2014. Visit Eventbrite to pay by credit card. To pay by check click here to download the Check Registration Form.
Enable a larger number of educators and stakeholders to attend the conference by becoming a sponsor. Learn more about our attractive sponsorship packages.
Meet the Speakers
Meet Sajan George of Matchbook Learning and learn from his personal experience in designing future school models.
Meet Lisa Andrejko, Superintendent of Quakertown Community School District, and learn how they are implementing blended cyber learning in a 1:1, BYOD environment.
Meet Rose Colby, educator and author of Off The Clock: Moving Education from Time to Competency, as she engages participant in thoughtful reflection around competency education.
Meet and learn from A Chef’s Life’s Vivian Howard as she speaks about her vision for sustainable farming and revitalizing communities.
Monday, February 17, 2014
9:00 a.m. Registration/Check In
9:30-11:00 a.m. Opening Session
11:00-noon Innovative Schools & Districts
Noon-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Innovative Schools & Districts
2:00-5:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
5:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-noon STEM Pathways Exploration
- Biotechnology & Agriscience
- Computer Science & Information Technology/Aerospace, Automation & Security
- Early College STEM
- Energy & Sustainability
- Health & Life Sciences
Noon – 2:30 p.m. Progressive Lunch & Industry Roundtables
2:30-4:00 Closing Session
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