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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
  Report Launch
STEM Education Day Stakeholder Event 
  February 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
NAS Building, Lecture Room - Washington, DC

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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 Ganzá½¹, 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)

More Information on the Report

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

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

Read Speaker Bios

More information from the report

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

  Meeting Resources

Combined Agenda


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





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