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Daily Overview of the Schedule

Each day features several sessions of activities and workshops.  Registered guests will receive an email when workshop selections open.  Find full descriptions of each workshop here - coming in at the end of August.

Monday, Sept 30

Tuesday, Oct 1

8:30 a.m.    Registration & Full Breakfast

9:45 a.m.    Welcoming Ceremony

10:00 a.m.  Keynote Speaker Kantis Simmons

11:00 a.m   Session A Workshops

12:00 p.m.   Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Session B Workshops

2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Session C Workshops

4:00 p.m.    Networking / Tours of VMI

Dinner on Your Own

9:00 a.m.   Full Breakfast

10:00 a.m. State DOE STEM Discussion

11:15 a.m. Session D Workshops

12:15 p.m.   Lunch / Announcement of
                    Door Prize Winners

1:00    Session E Workshops

2:15   Closing Speaker Kevin Jarrett -interactive session "Playnote"

3:15 p.m.   Depart / Turn in CEU Forms


PLEASE NOTE: Daily schedules are subject to change.


2019 VMI STEM Education Conference Program Booklet Cover

Closing Keynote: "Teaching for the Now: 'Thrival' Strategies for Educators in Today’s Technology-Driven World"

Why just SUCCEED when you can THRIVE?

Kevin Jarrett will lead this interactive closing keynote session. You'll not only LEARN about but APPLY and ACTUALLY USE three "thrival" strategies that he will share to help you make this the best school year ever.

Get ready for some extreme creative play and to work with your hands. You haven't experienced a keynote like this before!


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