Sustaining STEM Education through Partnerships – Part II
WHEN: Monday, September 8, 2014, 2:00 p.m. EDT
- Steve Ricks, Director, Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI), Alabama State Department of Education (@amstiweb)
- Brenda Terry, Executive Director, Alabama Mathematics, Science, Technology, & Engineering Coalition (AMSTEC)
- Moderator: Jessica Bridges, CEO, Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (@tricoalition)
In preparation for the 14th Annual STEM Education Conference, Triangle Coalition invites STEM stakeholders to a webinar discussion on collaborative STEM partnerships. Members of the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) will share ideas with examples for creating partnerships that lead to growth and sustainability of STEM initiatives. Created in 2000, AMSTI has a strong history of successfully establishing partnerships that support growth and sustainability.
Sustaining STEM Education through Partnerships – Part I
WHEN: Monday, August 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m. EDT
- Laurel Brent, Director of Communications and Organizational Development, Chemical Educational Foundation (@Chem_Ed)
- Elena Lien, Coordinator, Outreach & Marketing, Chemical Educational Foundation (@Chem_Ed)
- Rachel Lawrence, Southeast Middle School Science Teacher, Rowan-Salisbury School System, NC; 2014 Kenan Fellow in Innovative Teaching Practices (@Tchr_RachelM, @sems4STEM)
- Moderator: Amanda Guelzow, Director of Communications, Triangle Coalition for STEM Education (@TriCoalition)
In preparation for the 14th Annual STEM Education Conference, Triangle Coalition invites STEM stakeholders to a discussion on sustaining STEM education initiatives through collaborative partnerships. Presenters Elena Lien and Laurel Brent will discuss how the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) fosters and sustains science education programming, such as its You Be The Chemist Challenge, by establishing community partnerships between industry, educators and students throughout the U.S.
Providing an educators perspective, Rachel Lawrence will share about her experience sustaining and propelling the STEM movement in her local community, Rowan-Salisbury, North Carolina, and partnering with industry as a 2014 Kenan Fellow in Innovative Teaching Practices. Participants will leave with community outreach strategies to assist in initiating and securing partner support.