The Arkansas STEM Coalition invites you to attend the Second Arkansas STEM Summit to be held on February 12-13, 2018, co-sponsored by AdvancED Arkansas, Arkansas STEM Coalition and the Arkansas Out-of- School Network. The Summit will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. Summit sessions will focus and target effective STEM practices and strategies for engaging student learners in STEM education. The Summit is designed for all community and business entities, legislators, higher education, pre-K- 12 public and private institutions, out-of- school time program professionals and informal STEM educators, school board members, superintendents, central office personnel, principals and teachers. Participants are encouraged to bring mobile technology devices as some sessions will be interactive.
Join the Journey: Spotlighting STEM Conference dives into the world of STEM education, from the practical aspects of implementing and leading a STEM program to fostering a deeper ideology of a STEM-oriented environment and adopting a new schoolwide focus that engages all stakeholders.
This year’s theme, Spotlighting STEM, places an emphasis on how a strong STEM focus can set your institution on the right course. Dig into design-thinking and makerspaces; identify the root of STEM learning to design a high-quality curriculum; learn how to facilitate creativity in STEM classrooms; and bridge lessons to opportunities beyond the classroom to make adult-world connections.
Focusing on STEM is our promise to today’s learners that they will be equipped to create the world they envision. Join the Journey and register today!