CONFERENCE DATE: January 19-21, 2017
THEME: A Decade of Success in STEM
LOCATION: InterContinental Dallas Hotel (located in Addison)
You may submit multiple proposals. You MUST complete a new form for EACH proposal. Presentation rooms will be equipped with screen and projector. Any computers, adapters or special software are the responsibility of the presenter. Unless you are an exhibitor (see below), all conference sessions are non-commercial and will not promote/endorse a product or service.
ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 11:59 pm, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31.
Exhibitor workshops are available and provide an opportunity for exhibiting companies to promote and/or sell a product and/or service. There is a limit of one workshop per company. A call for exhibitor workshops will be held separately soon. All other conference sessions are non-commercial and will not promote/endorse a product or service.
For questions about submitting a proposal, please contact Dr. Kenn Heydrick at firstname.lastname@example.org
STRANDS: STEM Leadership, STEM Best Practices, Technology, and Successful Partnerships
(1) STEM Leadership: STEM leaders share best practices for designing or enhancing a strong STEM culture and pathways. Sessions in this strand may address topics such as the T-STEM Blueprint, House Bill 5, endorsements, leadership, curriculum design, and STEM culture.
(2) STEM Best Practices: STEM educators share tools for enhancing curriculum and instructional practices that promote achievement, creativity and innovation in STEM classrooms. Sessions in this strand may address topics such as project-based learning, integration, cross-curriculum practices, inquiry, inspiring innovation in student learning, critical thinking, creativity, problem solving and communication for 21st century learners.
(3) Technology: STEM educators share applications of technology in the classroom that inspire innovation in student learning. Sessions in this strand may address topics such as real world application, classroom management with devices, data acquisition tools, connecting to industry and real-world problem solving, student-centered portfolios, and other proven practices.
(4) Successful Partnerships: STEM partners share elements of successful community collaboration in K-12, higher education and industry. Sessions in this strand may address topics such as building advisory partnerships, successful partnership experiences, career awareness opportunities, internships, externships, job shadowing, mentorship, engaging a public audience, reaching College and Career Readiness standards, postsecondary counseling, 21st century learning and thinking, workforce/career exploration, and meaningful capstone projects.
NOTE: By submitting a proposal to present, you agree to be photographed. Photographs may be used to promote future Texas STEM Coalition events. Thank you.