HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With education forever transformed by distance learning, preK-12 educators are searching for ways to navigate today’s STEM instructional needs and tomorrow’s new normal in the classroom. To help administrators, teachers, and teacher educators advance STEM education, Accelerate Learning, the maker of the STEMscopes curriculum, is presenting its first virtual STEMposium, STEM Forward, on Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central time.
The virtual conference will bring together 24 STEM thought leaders from across the country. With the $25 registration fee, participants will receive access to 16 concurrent sessions and a keynote presentation by Dr. Stephen Pruitt, president of the Southern Regional Education Board (Ga.), who will share his insights about “STEM Education and the 4th Industrial Revolution.” Concurrent sessions will span a wide range of topics, from teaching problem solving to encouraging student voices to empowering young women leaders in STEAM. The sessions will also be accessible in a video library for 60 days.
Following the conference, each attendee will receive a complimentary voucher for a Micro Certificate for STEM Teaching from the National Institute for STEM Education. Valued at $78, each Micro Certificate consists of two online courses (three hours each) that will earn a digital badge.
“STEM Forward brings together the knowledge of on-the-ground experts and relevant topics that are top of mind for American educators right now,” said Philip Galati, president and CEO of Accelerate Learning. “We are excited to provide a full day of insights and inspiration from STEM leaders to empower educators to take on the ever-evolving landscape of STEM education.”
To register for STEM Forward or for information, visit stemscopes.com/stem-forward. The registration fee is $25, and scholarships are available for a select number of attendees.
STEMscopes is a comprehensive suite of results-oriented STEM curriculum and professional development solutions used by 6 million students and 600,000 teachers across all 50 states. Created by educators for educators, STEMscopes is highly adaptable, affordable, and supports instruction in any kind of learning environment. STEMscopes was developed by Accelerate Learning Inc. in partnership with Rice University. For information, visit stemscopes.com or call 800-531-0864.