STEM Educator Symposium

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STEM Educator Symposium is a low-cost, 3 day,  STEM staff development for teachers, administrators of K-12 institutions and for college and university professors of pre-service teachers and community and business leaders who want to support high-quality STEM / STEAM education in their communities.

Would you like to spend time with a selective group of educators and business persons who share your commitment to STEM / STEAM education?  Are you looking for ways to get your students excited about high-level learning?  Would you like to increase your students' academic confidence and competence?  Would you like to learn with experts in problem-based teaching and learning? How would you enjoy beautiful Fort Collins Colorado in April?

The STEM Institutes and Preston Middle School in Fort Collins, are hosting the third annual STEM Educator Symposium April 22-24, 2015.  Following SES15 on Saturday, April 25, 2015, we will host a one-day professional development opportunity; Engaging Today's Students: Innovative Practices (tentative title)   This program is designed to help participants will
expand their knowledge of effective STEM / STEAM and general teachin practices.  


Why do so many students get excited about science and engineering but lose that interest?  Do students of color access STEM?  Why are girls not pursuing STEM studies? These are questions of interest to educators, business leaders and other decision-makers across the county.

The world has some big challenges!  Increasing the availability of clean energy, providing enough food and clean water for an increasing world population, designing for upcycle, space for humanity are all problems for which science, technology, engineering and math can help provide solutions.

Mary Kay Sommers, Past President of the National Association of Elementary Schools Principals says of the STEM Educator Symposium, "One of the most interactive, inspiring and educational experiences that will impact your thinking and teaching immediately!"

The STEM Educator Symposium is designed to enable STEM / STEAM Educators and STEM / STEAM Businesses to share practices that will result in a larger and more effective STEM workforce.  Become an Agent of Change!

"How will YOU make the world better?"

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