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When STEM education transcends the four walls of a classroom: Presenting Dr. Bertley

November 30, 2016

Dr. Frederick Bertley 

The Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence (CASTLE) is excited to welcome Frederic Bertley, PhD, of The Franklin Institute for the second event in the CASTLE Seminar Series.

The CASTLE Seminar Series is focused on the topic of the current research and effective approaches in STEM education. The Seminar Series is focused on continuous improvements in STEM education teaching and learning. Speakers from a variety of institutions and internal experts from Drexel University are invited to lead conversations on local, regional and national trends in the transformation of STEM Education. The STEM Seminar Series is hosted by the Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence (CASTLE).

The talk is hosted on Tuesday, November 9th from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at 3401 Market Street. CASTLE is excited to host Dr. Bertley to lead a discussion on his current research in STEM education. Dr. Bertley has tremendous experience in creating programs aimed to improve the quality of STEM education and science literacy from K-16, and his contributions transcends the STEM education community as his talk is approachable to the wider non-scientific community of Philadelphia.

Importantly, his talk will review the exciting prospects of diversity in STEM teaching and learning in the United States. Dr. Bertley has a prestigious history in academia and is well known for breaking down complex sciences for the community to understand these concepts. Visit here for a full biography of Dr. Bertley.

Please be sure to RSVP to join us at There will be refreshments and conversation provided after the talk.

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