Reflective of this year’s conference theme—Teach. Inspire. Hire.—the targeted tracks present a truly comprehensive look at today’s challenges in STEM and lay the groundwork for sustainable solutions for tomorrow. The program seeks to engage educators, business leaders and policymakers in hard-hitting discussions geared toward solving the most critical and relevant STEM issues.
Each conference track is designed to generate innovative ideas and tangible outcomes that will make an immediate and lasting impact on STEM workforce development. Specific topics will range from minimizing the gender gap to furthering professional development. Sessions and workshops will open discussion towards tangible solutions, such as online badges and other engaging student activities, new math and science standards and bringing the STEM message to new audiences.