Triangle Coalition for STEM Education presents the
14th Annual STEM Education Conference
Sustaining STEM: Maintaining the Movement, Widening the Circle
Oct. 8-10, 2014
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
STEM is now a much-debated and, perhaps, much-hyped topic for educators, policymakers, and theoreticians. As advocates for STEM education, we must consider whether we’re nearing the zenith of interest in STEM, whether our efforts to expand access to STEM resources are as inclusive as they should be, and what must we do to ensure STEM remains at the forefront of education policymakers’ and problem-solvers’ minds.
Join Triangle Coalition for its 14th annual conference, “Sustaining STEM: Maintaining the Movement, Widening the Circle,” October 8-10 in Washington, DC. This year’s program will examine the critical issues and solutions for sustaining the STEM education movement.
Presentations will center around conference strands, including:
- Sustaining STEM through partnerships;
- Building momentum in unexpected places – broadening participation among the underserved; and
- Planning for the STEM paradigm of the future.
- Early Bird (by Sept. 11): $295 Members*/$395 Non-members
- Regular: $395 Members*/$495 Non-members
Conference sessions at:
The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square, 1315 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Welcome Reception and Accommodations next door at:
The Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1001 14th Street NW, Washington, DC – Book your room by Sept. 5
Wednesday, Oct. 8 – STEM ADVOCACY DAY
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Congressional Visits Strategy Session (The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square)
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Congressional Visits (Capitol Hill)
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception (The Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel Ballroom)
Thursday, Oct. 9 (The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square)
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Conference Sessions
Friday, Oct. 10 (The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square)
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Members-only Breakfast Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conference Sessions
ABOUT STEM ADVOCACY DAY
Triangle Coalition’s Advocacy Day, October 8, provides STEM education leaders an opportunity to advocate for STEM education during meetings with Congressional offices. Only registered conference participants may participate in Advocacy Day. Triangle Coalition is currently in the process of scheduling Advocacy Day appointments for groups of attendees to meet with key members and staff from the House and Senate Education Committees.
Below are resources to assist you with your Hill visits. You do not need to print anything as Triangle Coalition will provide all participants with a resource packet upon arrival.
- Advocacy Day Agenda
- Resources to Prepare for Hill Visits:
- Questions: Contact Jessica Bridges at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 516-5965.