Report Launch STEM Education Day Stakeholder Event
February 12, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST NAS Building, Lecture Room - Washington, DC
Join the Board on Science Education for a public event to discuss the recent reports English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives and Science and Engineering from Grades 6-12: Investigation and Design at the Center.
The morning session will feature conversations with different stakeholders who are faced with ensuring that English learners have access to and opportunities to engage with rigorous STEM learning opportunities.
Speakers include: • David Francis, University of Houston • Christine Cunningham, Museum of Science, Boston • Sil Ganzό, ourBRIDGE for Kids, Charlotte, North Carolina • Andrés Henríquez, Vice President of STEM Learning in Communities, NYSCI (virtual) • Carla Johnson, Purdue University • Christine McWayne, Tufts University • Anita Bright, CAEP/TESOL International Program Coordinator, Portland State University • Julie Sugarman, Migration Policy Institute • Debbie Zacarian, Debbie Zacarian, Ed.D. & Associates, LLC (virtual)
The afternoon session will explore what it means to put investigation and design at the center of science and engineering classrooms, how it changes the role of the teacher, what resources are needed for teachers, and how the surrounding system needs to support the changes so that all students can engage with science investigation and engineering design.
Speakers include: • Andrea Tracy, Lawton High School, Oklahoma • Matt Krehbiel, Achieve • Jaclyn Austin, Howard County Public Schools, Maryland • Juan-Carlos Aguilar, Department of Education, State of Georgia • Kate McNeill, Boston College • Ann Rivet, Columbia University • Jim Ryan, OpenSciEd • Maya Garcia, Office of the State Superintendent of Education, District of Columbia • Carla Johnson, Purdue University • Diane Jass Ketelhut, University of Maryland
Sponsors: The Amgen Foundation and The Carnegie Corporation of New York
Archived Webcast Morning Session - English Learners in STEM Education
Afternoon Session - Science and Engineering in Grades 6-12
Combined Agenda Staff Heidi Schweingruber, Board Director Amy Stephens, Program Officer Kerry Brenner, Program Officer Tiffany Taylor, Research Associate Jessica Covington, Senior Program Assistant Leticia Garcilazo Green, Senior Program Assistant