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STEM Smart

STEM Smart: Lessons Learned From Successful Schools

A conference hosted by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at Drexel University

Location: Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center

Date: September 19, 2011

Agenda

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Welcome, Overview of Conference

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chief Education Officer Lori Shorr, Office of Mayor Michael Nutter

President John Fry, Drexel University

Congressman Chaka Fattah, 2nd District of Pennsylvania

Innovate to Educate: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Learning for Tomorrow's World

Subra Suresh, Director, NSF

Watch: Silverlight

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Inspiring Quality STEM Education: A National Perspective

Carl Wieman, Associate Director for Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Inspiring Quality STEM Education: A View From the National Science Foundation

Cora Marrett, Deputy Director, NSF

Watch: Silverlight

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

What Everyone Ought to Know About the Successful K-12 STEM Education Report

Carl Wieman, Associate Director for Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Inspiring Quality STEM Education: A View From the National Science Foundation

Adam Gamoran, Chair, National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Highly Successful Schools; Department of Sociology and Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Watch: Silverlight

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Making the Case: The Role of Common Standards

Moderator: Janice Earle, Coordinator, Evaluation Activities, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF

Panelists:
Jere Confrey, Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education, College of Education, North Carolina State University

Stephen Pruitt, Vice President for Content, Research and Development, Achieve

Brian Reiser, Professor of Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

Watch: Silverlight

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

STEM Everywhere: Out-of-school Learning

Moderator: Dennis Schatz, Program Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF

Panelists:
Dale McCreedy, Director of the Gender and Family Learning Programs Department, The Franklin Institute

Erica Stevens, Senior Director of Education and the Arts, Boys and Girls Club of America

Martin Storksdieck, Director, Board on Science Education, NRC

Susan Yoon, Lead, Spark!; Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Watch: Silverlight

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Equal Access Innovation

Moderator: Darryl Williams, Program Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF

Panelists:
Elaine Allensworth, Senior Director and Chief Research Officer, Chicago Consortium for School Research

Chris Lehmann, Founding Principal, Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Willie Pearson, Professor, School of History, Technology, and Society, Georgia Institute of Technology

Michael Lach, Special Assistant, STEM Education, US Department of Education

Watch: Silverlight

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Building Bridges: From Report to Reality

Moderator: James Hamos, Program Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF

Panelists:
Carlos Contreras, U.S. Education Director, Intel Corporation

Evan Glazer, Principal, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

Sandra Dungee Glenn, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Cities Foundation

F. Joseph Merlino, President, The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education

Watch: Silverlight

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Call to Action: A Charge to the Nation

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF

Watch: Silverlight

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