Focus on STEM at NSTA’s Baltimore Area Conference, October 5-7, 2017

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) take center stage at NSTA’s 2017 Area Conference on Science Education, in Baltimore, MD, October 5-7.

Freeman A. HrabowskiGeneral session speaker Freeman A. Hrabowski, president of UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), will kick off the conference with “Holding Fast to Dreams: Creating a Culture of STEMSuccess,” on Thursday, October 5 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM, in the Baltimore Convention Center, Ballroom III/IV. Join Hrabowski as he shares innovative approaches to STEM teaching and learning, STEM teacher preparation, support for the growing population of diverse students who must participate and succeed in these fields, and the importance of partnerships between schools, universities, philanthropy, government agencies, and business.

Below is a sampling of more STEM sessions you’ll experience in Baltimore:

  • Three Teachers…60 Students…One Genuine STEM Unit of Study
  • Producing STEM Equity Through the CCSS Math Practices
  • Let It Rain: A Hands-On Rain Garden Design Lab
  • NSTA Press® Session: Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning
  • The Perfect Match: Environmental Education and Project-Based Learning!
  • How to Invent the Wheel: Designing a STEM Program from Scratch
  • $TEM: Incorporating Career Connections
  • A Unique Ice Core Investigation That Integrates the Three Dimensions of NGSS and STEM
  • Analysis of Supernova Remnants Using X-Ray Spectroscopy with NASA Data and STEM Tools
  • STEAM It UP: Are You Learning to Read or Reading to Learn Using Literacy with Science?

Check out more sessions and other events with the Baltimore Session Browser/Personal Scheduler. Follow all our conference tweets using #NSTA17, and if you tweet, please feel free to tag us @NSTA so we see it!

Need help requesting funding or time off from your principal or supervisor? Download this letter of support and bring it with you!

And don’t forget, NSTA members save up to $95 off the price of registration. Not a member? Join here.

The mission of NSTA is to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

Future NSTA Conferences

2017 Summer Institute

2017 Area Conferences

2017 Discover the NGSS “Train the Trainer” Workshops

2017 NGSS Administrator Institute

2018 National Conference

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