23. May 2019 - 8:30 till 15:30
STEM Innovation UnConference | Kearny Point | Thursday, 23. May 2019
This conference is part of a series of regional dialogues sponsored by the Orange Public Schools in partnership with Discovery Education and PicoTurbine International. The focus will be on possible solutions for building a STEM culture within urban school settings.
The aim -- to build a community of leaders and educators such to ENGAGE in, EXPLORE, and EXPAND ideas related to STEM; recognizing that we share a common set of challenges and aspirations as we make STEM materialize for all learners.
Incubator Innovation Sessions in:
üSTEM Educational Space
üMaking & Design
üPartners & Programming & Funding
üEstablishing the PTECH Model
üSchool Level Leadership
Our keynote speaker is Mr. Rashid Davis who founded the P-TECH model. In November 2018, NJ Governor Phil Murphy introduced the P-TECH Education Model Grant, a way to promote education models that pair schools with the private sector and post-secondary education. Highlighting the indispensable influence models such as P-TECH’s has made to shape the philosophy of the STEM movement will be an anchor of our gathering.
***A light breakfast and rooftop lunch will be provided for all conference attendees
A RECEPTION DINNER & STEM INNOVATION ACADEMY TOUR precedes the conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ The STEM Innovation Academy of the Oranges, 445 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ 07079
d Road, South Orange, NJ 07079