MSiC K-12 Teacher Conference

Reaching for the STARS in STEM Education!

When: June 20-21, 2018, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Where: Deep Run High School, 4801 Twin Hickory Road Glen Allen, VA  23059

 Join us for:

  • Engaging workshops for K-12 teachers, principals and school counselors
  • Complimentary copy of The Martian Classroom with follow up book study in Winter 2019 
  • Opportunities to network, collaborate, and share ideas with education professionals from across Central Virginia

Keynote Speakers:

MSIC Yewande AustinYewande Austin

From MTV to the historic Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Yewande Austin’s socially charged music has taken center stage with the likes of the Black Eyed Peas, Maroon 5 and India Arie, but it is her work as an award-winning lecturer, social activist and honorary U. S. Cultural Ambassador that has become her greatest achievement. This 2017 President Barack Obama Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, 2015 TED speaker and 2017/2014/2013 CNN Hero Award nominee has dedicated her life to confronting the world’s greatest socio-economic challenges.


MSIC Rachael MannRachael Mann

Rachael Mann is the co-author of The Martians in Your Classroom: STEM in Every Learning Space and founder of #TeachlikeTED, an organization that provides teachers, leaders, and students with tools for presentation literacy. Rachael uses her message and her expertise to broaden the conversation around education reform and to amplify the voices of teachers and students. Prior to #TeachlikeTED, Rachael was the Network to Transform Teaching State Director after serving as State Director for EdRising Arizona. A former high school Career and Technical Education teacher, she has 14 years of classroom teaching experience. Rachael is a Google Certified Educator with a master’s degree in Educational Leadership.

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Questions?  Contact Daphne Schmidt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 804-343-6525 ext. 80246.