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
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.
Rachael Mann is the 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 STEM Professional Learning Director for the Arizona K12 Center and 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.
Now Accepting Workshop Proposals!
Would you like to share your wonderful STEM education ideas by submitting a session proposal for the MathScience Innovation Center K-12 Educator Conference 2018? Submit your proposal at www.mymsic.org/presenter.html
Sessions are 75 minutes in duration and must be inquiry-based and support the theme of the conference, Reaching for the STARS in STEM Education. The proposal deadline is April 12, 2018. An interdisciplinary committee will review all proposals and reply by May 2, 2018.