Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Speak Up Family and Friends: ASTA and SREB

With only THREE days left to Speak Up, we'd like to take a moment and highlight some of our Speak Up family and friends' news and upcoming events! Check out the latest news from our friends at the Arizona Science Teachers Association (ASTA) and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB):

Phoenix Convention Center
Pre-Conference Field Trips, January 21, 2016
General Conference Sessions, January 22-23, 2016
Registration for Attendees and Exhibitors

All Arizona Pre-K through college educators in all areas of STEM: Science, Math, Engineering, Technology, and CTE are invited to attend ASTA's 2016 conference in Phoenix, AZ! Registration includes: 
  • Up to three days of engaging, relevant professional learning for PreK-16 educators, informal educators, business partners, and community leaders in all areas of STEM.
  • 12  field trip options on Thursday, January 21, 2016.  Visits include K -12 schools, colleges/universities, a variety of museums, businesses and bio-medical research facilities. 
  • Five amazing keynotes from current innovators in STEM education and industry: Hadi Partovi, Code.org; Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos; Jaime Casap, Google Education; Jo Anne Vasquez, Ph.D, Author STEM Essentials; and Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy, NSF. 
  • The opportunity to choose from a variety of high-interest sessions to match your role in STEM.
  • Unlimited networking opportunities with educators and industry who are actively involved in leading and influencing the teaching of science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • Access to the exhibit hall featuring the latest STEM products, services, and opportunities from partners in education.
Click here to register


Interested in learning more about equity of access for students without Internet and computer coding? Our friends at SREB hosted two webinars earlier this year related to equity of access! Click here to view the webinars.

Special thanks to ASTA, SREB, and the rest of our Speak Up family and friends who have taken and promoted the Speak Up survey! This Friday is your last chance to Speak Up and make an impact on education policy - visit http://bit.ly/SU15survey to take the survey.