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A Vision for STEM Education: Exploring Connecting Transforming
Monday, February 18, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)
Join ASSET STEM Education and Norwin School District for a day of workshops, keynote speakers and networking.
Identify where your school is on the STEM continuum. Discover resources and best practices to help your school become a model for STEM education. Network with education, business, industry and government leaders from across the state.
Connect with businesses/corporations through ASSET's new STEM Career Network and facilitate real-world STEM experiences for your educators and students.
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks and Welcome
Dr. William H. Kerr, Superintendent of Schools, Norwin School District
Cynthia Pulkowski, Executive Director, ASSET STEM Education
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker
David Burns, Director of STEM Innovation Networks, Battelle
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session No. 1
10:50 - 11:50 a.m. Breakout Session No. 2
11:50 - 12:50 p.m. Lunch provided by Carolina Biological Supply Company
12:50 - 1:20 p.m. Keynote Speaker
Dewayne Rideout, Vice President of Human Resources,
All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC
1:25 - 2:25 p.m. Breakout Session No. 3
2:25 - 3:00 p.m. Networking/ACT 48 Paperwork Submission
Breakout Session descriptions. You must select one breakout per session to register.
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Parking is located at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center at a cost of $10.
Conference attendees can enjoy discounted rates at the nearby Marriott Courtyard Pittsburgh Downtown hotel.
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ASSET STEM Education and Norwin School District
About ASSET STEM Education
ASSET (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching) STEM Education is a national Pre-K through 12 STEM education improvement nonprofit established by Bayer Corporation and community partners in 1994. It inspires innovation and excellence by providing highly effective educator professional development, hands-on classroom materials and consulting services to schools, universities and organizations. All of its programs are results-oriented, research- and inquiry-based and align with national and state standards. An independent study of student achievement showed ASSET 4th-grade students outperformed their peers on the science Pennsylvania System of School Assessments. Most recently, ASSET received the 2012 Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania President's Engineering Excellence Award and was named the Pennsylvania representative to Battelle's STEMx network. ASSET is the science curriculum in more than 100 Pennsylvania school districts and impacts 4,000 teachers and 175,000 students. www.assetinc.org.
About Norwin School District
The Norwin School District educates approximately 5,200 students in grades K-12 who live in North Huntingdon Township, Irwin Borough and North Irwin Borough in western Westmoreland County. Norwin School District’s mission is to prepare students to become productive and responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society through quality educational experiences. In 2012, the Pittsburgh Business Times ranked the District eleventh among western Pennsylvania’s 105 school districts and third in Westmoreland County for student academic performance. The District strives to continue this culture of excellence in education, with all stakeholders working together to move Norwin forward “from great…to EXTRAORDINARY.” www.norwinsd.org