2015 VMI STEM EDUCATION CONFERENCE PROGRAM - DOWNLOAD
This year's conference will also feature an all-day “Technology Petting Zoo” sponsored by Albemarle County Public Schools, a nationally recognized leader in using technology in K-12 education. Attendees will be able to get hands-on experience with a variety of computers, tablets, and peripherals available in the Albemarle County school district. Experience the student-centered master image and talk with members of the Ed Tech team about how they maximize student ownership of technology in order to maximize learning!
Conference registration is now FULL!
Don't forget to sign up for your workshops - available on a first-come, first-serve basis - see descriptions below to make your choices. Click here to download the pdf of workshop schedule for all breakout sessions.
Don't forget to follow us on social media! Links in the left margin of this webpage. Use #VMISTEM2015 as your conference hashtag - let us know what you're excited to attend!
DAY ONE - Building location is Marshall Hall unless otherwise noted
8:00 - 9:15am Registration with complimentary coffee & pastries - Yum!
After you register, please feel free to visit the 'Technology Petting Zoo' - OPEN ALL DAY; Boardroom
9:30 Welcome ceremony and introductions - Gillis Theater
10:00 Keynote speaker - Dr. Jeff Goldstein, Director of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education
11:15 - 12:15 pm Breakout Session A
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Breakout Session B
2:45 - 3:45 Breakout Session C
4:00 - 5:00 Tours of VMI / Networking with Colleagues & Guests / Visit the Technology 'Petting Zoo'
5:30 - 7:30 Dinner with Plenary Speaker Dayna Laur on "Project Based Learning"
DAY TWO - Building Location is Marshall Hall Unless Otherwise Noted
8:00 am Breakfast & Registrations
9:15 - 10:15 Workshop D
10:30 - 11:30 Workshop E
11:45 - 12:45 pm Lunch Buffet
1:00 - 2:00 Workshop F
2:30 - 3:30 Plenary Speaker with Dr. Arthur Benjamin 'Mathemagician'
3:30 - 4:00 Closing comments and door prizes