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STEM into Communities: Creating & Cultivating Partnerships to Support STEM Learning

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:15am
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We are back in the swing of things with another STEMconnector® Town Hall. In partnership with our friends at Earth Force and the Next Steps Institute, we present STEM into Communities: Creating & Cultivating Partnerships to Support STEM Learning, September 10, 2014, from 1-2:15pm EST. The event will be held virtually on Google+ Hangouts On-Air.
Brought to you by STEMconnector® and Earth Force - a national organization focused on engaging youth and communities. This Town Hall features a variety of community organizations who have forged - and maintained - innovative and sustainable partnerships to support effective STEM education. Presenters will share tangible examples and opportunities for creating STEM partnerships in both formal and informal environments including: effective strategies for collaboration and collective impact; building bridges among corporate and community-based organizations, and sustaining partnerships through shared goal setting. 
Don't miss this unique opportunity to engage with STEM leaders from the region and take action to enrich STEM learning in your community!
Speakers include:
  • Julie Smith, Director of Teaching and Learning,Earth Force
  • Terry Wilson, Director of the Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability,Western Kentucky University
  • Staceylyn Machi, Professional Development Specialist, Understanding Science for Teaching Project, WestEd
  • Caitilin Olson, CSR Program Manager STEM Initiatives, Tata Consultancy Services
About Earth Force:
Earth Force is a national 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to engage young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future. Through Earth Force and our network of diverse partners, young people get hands-on, real-world opportunities to practice civic skills, acquire a deep understanding of the environment, and develop the skills and motivation to become lifelong leaders in addressing community issues. For more information about Earth Force, please or follow us at @earthforce.


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