Join your colleagues for this 1 ½ day conference and learn more about the rapidly changing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education policy landscape from influential federal policymakers and national education leaders before heading to Capitol Hill for meetings with your elected representatives.
Starting on Tuesday, July 12 at 12:30 pm, a panel with speakers from the federal agencies will discuss their top STEM initiatives and answer questions from participants. This will be followed by a panel with Congressional staff who will discuss current STEM related legislation, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and what's ahead in the 112th Congress. A panel of Washington insiders will discuss the political landscape and help participants prepare for Congressional visits the next day. The next day, July 13, participants will travel to Capitol Hill to meet with their members of Congress in the House and Senate (meetings must be scheduled prior to the event)
Who Should Attend?
- STEM educators
- Publishers and Instructional Material Providers
- STEM professionals
- Anyone interested in the future of STEM education
Registration for the conference is $60. Participants are responsible for transportation costs and their lodging in Washington DC.
When & Where
National Science Teachers Association
This conference is being hosted by the National Science Teachers Association, the American Chemical Society, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, the STEM Education Coalition, and the Hands-on Science Partnership.