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February 11, 2013 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm| $35
Join us on February 11th from 11:30-1:00 at the Children’s Museum of Houston for our annual STEM Luncheon! This year’s theme is “STEM Outside of the Box: New Methods of Practice” and will feature innovative instructors, curriculum experts, and administrators sharing their ideas and best practices. The event will be jam-packed with engaging content strategies and practical application methods!
Our keynote speakers will be Dr. Christina White and Joules Webb. Dr. White is a founding director of the National Academy of Engineering Longhorn Grand Challenges Scholars & K12 Partners Program at The University of Texas at Austin, and is also the director of an outreach program called Design, Technology, & Engineering for All Children (DTEACh) which has reached more than 1000 teachers and 85,000 students. Joules is a STEM education and industry expert currently with the University of Texas’ Cockrell School of Engineering, and has served on the T-STEM Academy Blueprint design committee and as a T-STEM coalition board member for two years. Their experience in and passion for STEM practice will provide an engaging presentation for all attendees!
White and Webb will be joined on a practitioner panel by Carol Mosteit (Principal, High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice) and Kimberlin Sturgis (Principal, Betsy Ross Elementary). The luncheon will also feature a presentation from Reasoning Mind on the new frontiers of math instruction.
Tickets are be $35, $20 for educators and students– all interested in STEM resources and ideas are welcome to attend!