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New Orleans STEMposium

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Higgins Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

1000 Magazine St.

New Orleans, LA 70130

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This event is for school and district leaders who want to create a sustainable ecosystem for STEM education. Energize your local initiative.

About this Event

Experience thought-provoking discussions in an event that brings together stakeholders and policy-makers who are passionate about STEM education. Nationally recognized speakers will provide the launching pad to tackle current issues. Immerse yourself in creating a sustainable ecosystem for STEM education.

Speakers Dr. Rodger Bybee and Mr. Peter McLaren have made significant contributions to science education for 40+ years. Their insights, along with breakout sessions with experts, will provide compelling and substantial support for school and district leaders.

LEADERS COMING TOGETHER TO ADVANCE STEM EDUCATION.

Program of Events

Day 1

  • Meeting: 1:30-5:00 pm, Higgins Hotel New Orleans
  • Reception at The National World War II Museum: 6:30-7:00 pm
  • Dinner/Program: 7:00-8:30 pm

Agenda*:

  • Keynote with Dr. Bybee: "STEM, Standards, and Reform Strategies"
  • General Session "Ecosystems and Strategic Planning"
  • Breakout Session Rounds 1 and 2 - including "Creating a STEM Instructional Sequence," "Using NGSS STEM Practices," and local STEM success stories.
  • Pre-Dinner Reception at The National World War II Museum (access)
  • Dinner with Speakers, VIP from the National World War II Museum, and Local Education Leadership

Day 2

  • Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 am, Higgins Hotel New Orleans
  • Meeting: 8:00-2:30 pm, Higgins Hotel New Orleans

Agenda*:

  • Breakfast and Group Reports
  • Keynote with Dr. Rodger Bybee: "A 2020 Vision for STEM Education"
  • Breakout Session Rounds 3 and 4 - including "21st-Century Skills and a STEM Instructional Sequence," "Strategic Planning to Create a STEM Pathway," and local STEM success stories.
  • Lunch with Speaker (Education Leader)
  • Closing Keynote with Dr. Bybee and Mr. McLaren: "Looking to the Future"
  • Putting It Together - Local STEM Initiative Planning

Travel Arrangements

Host Hotel: Higgins Hotel New Orleans (by Hilton)

A special rate of $139/night has been secured for STEMposium participants at the Higgins Hotel New Orleans, 1000 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130. A special link to book your stay at the discounted rate will be included in the confirmation email and on your ticket. All travel arrangements are the responsibility of the individual participant.

Questions regarding travel arrangements can be emailed to stemposium@acceleratelearning.com.

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Higgins Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

1000 Magazine St.

New Orleans, LA 70130

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