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Global STEM Education: Policy, Research and Practice

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Harvard Graduate School of Education: Larsen Hall, Auditorium G-08; PARKING http://www.gse.harvard.edu/about/campus/directions/parking

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Please join leaders and practitioners of Global STEM education for the 4th Annual Global STEM Education Center Symposium, co-sponsored and hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. National and Global educational leaders will address Global STEM Education and the 21st Century Global Workforce and challenges of preparing students for an innovation-driven globally competitive workforce in their future.

Agenda:

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking

8:00 am - 8:05 am Welcome

8:05 am - 8:45 am Keynote Dr. Ellen Ferraro, Director, Research & Technology, Integrated Defense Systems, Raytheon

8:45 am - 8:55 am Larisa Schelkin, CEO & Founder, Global STEM Education Center, Status Report

8:55 am - 10:25 am Panel Discussion: Global STEM Education: Policy and Research

  • Christopher Dede, PhD, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Technology, Innovation, and Education Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
  • Tom Weber, MA Commissioner Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Jeff Weld, PhD, Executive Director of Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council
  • Ariel Tichnor-Wagner, PhD, Senior Fellow, Global Competence, ASCD
  • Anne DeMallie, STEM Team, Dept of Elementary & Secondary Education

Moderator: Isa Zimmerman, Ed.D, Chair, Board of Directors, Global STEM Education Center, Inc

10:25 am - 10:40 am Honoring leading practitioners and contributors (honorees appearance virtually, or in person)

  • Frank Martin, President, Martin Consulting; Chair, SRBs for the Ice, Cloud, Land Elevation (ICESat-2); NASA, Human Exploration (Moon, Mars Missions), Director, Space & Earth Science, Goddard Space Flight Center, Director, Solar Terrestrial & Astrophysics @ NASA HQ (ret); Director, Civil Space, Lockheed Martin (retired); Global STEM Classroom® Lecturer
  • Anthony E. Steele II, Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal, Blackstone Valley Reg. Vocational Technical School
  • Dr. John Provost, Superintendent, Northampton Public Schools District
  • Dr. Charlie Pellerin, Ph.D (Astrophysics); President, 4-D Systems; Global STEM Classroom® Lecturer; NASA Director, Astrophysics (ret)
  • Ing. Raziel Cázares, Global STEM Classroom® teacher, Instituto Neil Armstrong, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico
  • Mark Bailie, Executive Headteacher, Finham Park Multi Academy Trust, Global STEM partner, UK
  • Russell Plester, Headmaster, Finham Park 2, Global STEM partner, UK
  • Olga Krasilnikova, Global STEM Classroom® teacher, Arkhangelsk Gimnazium #3, Arkhangelsk, Russia
  • Olga Fedotova, Global STEM Classroom® teacher, Arkhangelsk Gimnazium #3, Arkhangelsk, Russia
  • Leonid Perlov, Global STEM Classroom® teacher, Moscow STEM Academy "Vtoraya Shkola", Moscow, Russia
  • Craig Allen, Global STEM Classroom®Instrutor, Blackstone Valley Reg. Vocational Technical High School, US
  • Professor Mark Tuominen, UMass Amherst, Global STEM Classroom® Lecturer

10:40 am -10:50 am Coffee break, Networking

10:50 am - 11:50 am Panel Discussion: Global STEM Practice (business)

  • Lisa Aucoin, Deputy Vice President/GM Electronic Combat Solutions Business, BAE Systems
  • Dr. Ellen Ferraro, Director, Research & Technology, Integrated Defense Systems, Raytheon
  • ML Mackey, CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems

Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth J. Wilson, Raytheon (retired); Adjunct Teaching Professor, WPI

11:50 am - 12:45 pm Panel Discussion: Global STEM Practice (K-12 education)

  • Superintendent Carol Woodbury, Dennis Yarmouth School District
  • Becky Swasey, Academic Coordinator, Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical School District
  • Superintendent, Dr. John Provost, Northampton Public Schools
  • Superintendent, Dr. Nadine Tracy Crowe, Spenser-East Brookfield Public Schools
  • Steve Hiersche, Ed.D, Superintendent of Schools in Beverly

Moderator: Isa Zimmerman, Ed.D, Chair, Board of Directors, Global STEM Education Center, Inc

12:45 pm - 1 pm Q&A, Wrap up and Adjournment

We look forward to seeing you at Harvard on Friday, May 12, 2017!

Cordially,

The Global STEM Education Center TEAM

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