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LaSTEM Annual Summit 2019

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Raising Cane's River Center, Baton Rouge, La

275 S River Rd, Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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The 2019 2nd Annual LaSTEM Statewide Summit is held to showcase STEM initiatives across Louisiana

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The 2019 2nd Annual LaSTEM Statewide Summit will be held on Thursday, November 7 at the Raising Cane's River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The 2nd Annual Statewide Summit has four objectives:

1. To showcase some of the most effective, resourceful, and impactful STEM activities and programs in Louisiana, as well as some federal STEM agencies, through interactive exhibits and demonstrations.

2. To provide a venue for STEM Teacher Professional Development programs for Louisiana instructors.

3. To host informative and engaging breakout sessions for educators, administrators, legislators and leaders from PreK-Postsecondary education about school and industry partnerships, the creation and development of Regional STEM Centers in Louisiana, and success stories of existing STEM ecosystems in Louisiana and throughout the United States.

4. To allow participants opportunities to discuss regional needs and strategize the implementation of Regional STEM Centers in Louisiana.

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Jeff Weld, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, a post he’s occupied since 2011. Additionally, Jeff serves as STEM Education Policy consultant for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy after completing a one-year appointment there to lead the production of America’s Strategic Plan for STEM Education, published in late 2018. He is on extended leave from a faculty position in the Department of Biology at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Raising Cane's River Center, Baton Rouge, La

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