Colorado Collaboration Conference: Innovation and Inclusivity in STEM (NON-EDUCATOR RATE)

Public event
Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Time Zone: 
Mountain
$50.00
Location: 
Library 21C
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
United States
Phone: 719-290-8933

Overview

The Colorado Collaborative for Girls in STEM (CoCoSTEM), National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE), Colorado CTE, Colorado Education Initiative, National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) and the Women’s Foundation of Colorado invite you to a statewide summit on Innovation and Inclusivity in STEM, from K-12 to careers. Conference sessions will connect participants from different sectors – including K-12 education, technical and higher education, and industry – to others in their region and throughout the State who are interested in increasing participation and success of all students in STEM programs and careers.

Who Should Attend?  K-12 educators and administrators; Technical and Community College educators and administrators; Higher education faculty and administrators; STEM professionals interested in engaging youth and increasing diversity in STEM fields; Counselors and Advisors; etc. 

Conference Highlights:

  • Short series of “Ignite” presentations introducing key topics
  • Regional breakout sessions to discuss Colorado’s STEM Roadmap and identify priorities and opportunities for different regions
  • Hands-on workshops (including Robotics, Coding and Maker Spaces) focused on engaging underrepresented students in STEM
  • Group discussion sessions focused on equity and inclusivity in STEM education and careers, including equity and inclusion in advising and targeted equity initiatives in the Colorado Community College System
  • Strategies for involving STEM professionals as role models and mentors
  • Networking with STEM professionals and educators from across the State!

 Agenda: Coming Soon

Event contact
First Name: 
Vicki
Last Name: 
Taylor